how to pronounce ibuprofen


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the above transcription of ibuprofen 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.

ibuprofen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… overmedicating with ibuprofen which is …”

meanings of ibuprofen


  1. A synthetic compound used widely as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory drug.

ibuprofen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ibuprofen occurs in english on average 0.1 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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