how to pronounce suppressor


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the above transcription of suppressor 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.

suppressor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word suppressor occurs in english on average 1 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.

suppressor is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of suppressor


  1. A device which suppresses something, especially an electronic or mechanical device.
  2. Part of the barrel of a firearm which reduces the noise and flash generated by firing the weapon.
  3. A person who suppresses others, a tyrant.
  4. A gene that suppresses the effect of another through epistasis.

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