how to pronounce putrefaction


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putrefaction is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… and in a state of putrefaction the air …”

meanings of putrefaction


  1. The act of causing to rot; the anaerobic splitting of proteins by bacteria and fungi with the formation of malodorous, incompletely oxidized products.
  2. The state of being rotten.
  3. Rotten material.

putrefaction frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word putrefaction occurs in english on average 0.3 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 putrefaction 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 putrefaction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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