how to pronounce nitrate


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the above transcription of nitrate 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.

nitrate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but as cm nitrate is not commonly found …”

meanings of nitrate


  1. Any salt or ester of nitric acid.


  1. To treat, or react, with nitric acid or a nitrate.

nitrate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nitrate occurs in english on average 4.5 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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