how to pronounce allele


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the above transcription of allele 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.

allele is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is contaminated by the allele methyl …”

meanings of allele


  1. One of a number of alternative forms of the same gene occupying a given position, or locus, on a chromosome.

allele frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word allele occurs in english on average 0.8 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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