how to pronounce suffocation


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the above transcription of suffocation 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.

suffocation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… inter the suffocation and then only went …”

meaning of suffocation

Suffocation is the act of blocking the flow of air from the lungs.

suffocation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word suffocation occurs in english on average 0.6 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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