how to pronounce phosphate

/ˈfɒs.fɛɪt/

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phosphate is pronounced in two syllables

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fɒsfɛɪt

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

“… tricalcium phosphate so the product does …”

meanings of phosphate

noun:

  1. Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid.
  2. A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.

verb:

  1. To treat or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid.

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