how to pronounce polypropylene


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polypropylene is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… that piece of polypropylene folds up and …”

meanings of polypropylene


  1. A thermoplastic resin made by the polymerization of propylene, and used for films, fibres, or moulding materials. Also known as polypropene.

polypropylene frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polypropylene occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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