how to pronounce phenyl


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phenyl is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of phenyl


  1. A univalent hydrocarbon radical (C6H5) formally derived from benzene by the removal of a hydrogen atom, and the basis of an immense number of aromatic derivatives.

phenyl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word phenyl occurs in english on average 0.1 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 phenyl 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 phenyl can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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