how to pronounce aching


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the above transcription of aching 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.

aching is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of aching in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they are aching to find extraterrestrial …”

meanings of aching


  1. Present participle of ache.


  1. That aches; continuously painful.


  1. The feeling of an ache; a dull pain.

aching frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word aching occurs in english on average 5.3 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.

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