how to pronounce systole


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the above transcription of systole 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.

systole is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… number is the systole the systole is the …”

meanings of systole


  1. The rhythmic contraction of the heart, by which blood is driven through the arteries.
  2. A shortening of a naturally long vowel.

systole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word systole 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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