how to pronounce arresting


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the above transcription of arresting 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.

arresting is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… more arresting and powerful than her …”

meanings of arresting


  1. Striking, gripping.


  1. Present participle of arrest.

arresting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word arresting occurs in english on average 2.3 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 arresting 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 arresting can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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