how to pronounce cholesterol


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the above transcription of cholesterol 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.

cholesterol is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… helps to lower cholesterol and it has …”

meanings of cholesterol


  1. A sterol lipid synthesized by the liver and transported in the bloodstream to the membranes of all animal cells; it plays a central role in many biochemical processes and, as a lipoprotein that coats the walls of blood vessels, is associated with cardiovascular disease.
  2. The level of cholesterol in the body.

cholesterol frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word cholesterol occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cholesterol can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cholesterol can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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