how to pronounce quinine


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the above transcription of quinine 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.

quinine is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but the thing about the quinine molecule …”

meanings of quinine


  1. A bitter colourless powder, an alkaloid derived from cinchona bark, used to treat malaria and as an ingredient of tonic water.

quinine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quinine occurs in english on average 0.3 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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