how to pronounce kerosene


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the above transcription of kerosene 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.

kerosene is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… um uh polluting fuels like kerosene and …”

meanings of kerosene


  1. A petroleum-based thin and colorless fuel.

kerosene frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kerosene occurs in english on average 0.6 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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