how to pronounce poison


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the above transcription of poison 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.

poison is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pigeons trap shoot or poison i don't …”

meaning of poison

Poison is a substance that can kill or harm living things.

poison frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word poison occurs in english on average 9.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics poison 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 poison can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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