how to pronounce attacking


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attacking is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… so that it's not simply attacking the …”

meanings of attacking


  1. Present participle of attack.


  1. Carrying out an attack.

attacking frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word attacking occurs in english on average 9.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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