how to pronounce acetone


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the above transcription of acetone 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.

acetone is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of acetone in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… with a jar of acetone and for this my …”

meanings of acetone


  1. A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid ketone, (CH3)2CO, used as a solvent.

acetone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word acetone occurs in english on average 0.4 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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