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bearing is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of bearing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… caricatures of disease-bearing chinese …”
meanings of bearing
That part of any member of a building which rests upon its supports.
Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms.
The unsupported span.
One's posture, demeanor, or manner.
A mechanical device that supports another part and/or reduces friction.
The portion of a support on which anything rests.
The horizontal angle between the direction of an object and another object, or between it and that of true north; a heading or direction.
Relevance; a relationship or connection.
One's understanding of one's orientation or relative position, literally or figuratively.
That bears (some specified thing).
Of a beam, column, or other device, carrying weight or load.
Present participle of bear.
bearing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word bearing occurs in english on average 13.5 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.