how to pronounce emollient


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emollient is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… flavour and it's this emollient so then …”

meanings of emollient


  1. Something which softens or lubricates the skin; moisturizer.
  2. Anything soothing the mind, or that makes something more acceptable.


  1. Moisturizing.
  2. Soothing or mollifying.

emollient frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word emollient occurs in english on average 0.2 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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