how to pronounce thalidomide


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thalidomide is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… FDA for thalidomide per se was one of …”

meanings of thalidomide


  1. A drug sold during the late 1950s and early 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but withdrawn as causing severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.

thalidomide frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thalidomide occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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