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Pronunciation of Occludent: Learn how to pronounce Occludent in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word occlude:

[with object] formal or technical
1stop, close up, or obstruct (an opening, orifice, or passage):
thick make-up can occlude the pores
shut in:
they were occluding the waterfront with a wall of buildings
cover (an eye) to prevent its use:
it is placed at eye level with one eye occluded
2 [no object] (of a tooth) come into contact with another tooth in the opposite jaw:
in monkeys and apes, the upper canine occludes with the lower first premolar
3 Chemistry (of a solid) absorb and retain (a gas or impurity):
occluded within these crystals are other molecules

late 16th century: from Latin occludere ‘shut up’