how to pronounce amide


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amide is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's nice in amide and zinc I believe …”

meanings of amide


  1. Any ionic derivative of ammonia in which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation (R-NH^- or R2N^-).
  2. Any derivative of an oxoacid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced with an amino or substituted amino group; especially such derivatives of a carboxylic acid, the carboxamides or acid amides.

amide frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amide 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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