how to pronounce camphor


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the above transcription of camphor 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.

camphor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and spices such as camphor mint cloves …”

meanings of camphor


  1. A white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone, 1,7,7-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one, with a strong pungent odour, used in pharmacy.

camphor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word camphor occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

words that rhyme with camphor


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