how to pronounce olefin


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olefin is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… basically I was in the olefin Hamas …”

meanings of olefin


  1. Any of a class of unsaturated open-chain hydrocarbons such as ethylene; an alkene with only one carbon-carbon double bond.

olefin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word olefin occurs in english on average 0 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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