how to pronounce reflux


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reflux is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a lot of times acid reflux or reflux of …”

meanings of reflux


  1. A technique, using a reflux condenser, allowing one to boil the contents of a vessel over an extended period.
  2. The backwards flow of any fluid.
  3. The leaking of stomach acid up into the oesophagus.


  1. To boil a liquid in a vessel having a reflux condenser.
  2. To flow back or return.

reflux frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word reflux occurs in english on average 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.

topics reflux can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that reflux can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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