how to pronounce respiration


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the above transcription of respiration 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.

respiration is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… through respiration and body heat in …”

meaning of respiration

Respiration is the act of inhaling and exhaling.

respiration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word respiration occurs in english on average 0.4 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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