how to pronounce urea


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the above transcription of urea 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.

urea is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and and and nitrate urea fertilizers …”

meanings of urea


  1. Any N-substituted derivative of urea, with the general formula (R1R2N)CO(NR3R4).
  2. A water-soluble organic compound, CO(NH2)2, formed by the metabolism of proteins and excreted in the urine.

urea frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word urea 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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