how to pronounce poison

/ˈpɔɪzən/

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The above transcription of poison is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

poison is pronounced in two syllables

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pɔɪzən

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An example use of poison in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's like you're drinking a poison that …”

meaning of poison

Poison is a substance that can kill or harm living things.

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