how to pronounce bidding


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the above transcription of bidding 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.

bidding is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of bidding


  1. That which one is bidden to do; a command.
  2. The act of placing a bid.


  1. Present participle of bid.

bidding frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bidding occurs in english on average 4.1 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 bidding 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 bidding can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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