how to pronounce medication


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the above transcription of medication 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.

medication is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of medication pronunciation

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

“… a crap ton of medication so we'll have …”

meanings of medication


  1. A medicine, or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient.
  2. The administration of medicine.

medication frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word medication occurs in english on average 4.9 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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