how to pronounce hyperventilation


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the above transcription of hyperventilation 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.

hyperventilation is pronounced in six syllables

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

“… worse hyperventilation syndrome can be …”

meanings of hyperventilation


  1. The state of breathing faster or deeper than necessary.

hyperventilation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hyperventilation occurs in english on average 0.5 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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