how to pronounce ferment

/fəˈmɛnt/

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ferment is pronounced in two syllables

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fəmɛnt

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

“… try not to ferment in your own sweat Oh …”

meanings of ferment

noun:

  1. A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
  2. A state of agitation or of turbulent change.
  3. A catalyst.
  4. Something, such as a yeast or barm, that causes fermentation.

verb:

  1. To react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew.
  2. To stir up, agitate, cause unrest or excitement in.

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