how to pronounce ligand


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the above transcription of ligand 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.

ligand is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the absence of ligand shown here now …”

meanings of ligand


  1. An ion, molecule, or functional group that binds to another chemical entity to form a larger complex.
  2. A letter that orthography requires to be ligated with one or more other letters.

ligand frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ligand occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

topics ligand can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ligand can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with ligand


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