how to pronounce respirator


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the above transcription of respirator 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.

respirator is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the respirator the state of respirators …”

meanings of respirator


  1. A device designed to allow breathing when it would otherwise be hindered, as by a medical condition or the presence of poisonous vapors.

respirator frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word respirator 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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