how to pronounce blessing


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the above transcription of blessing 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.

blessing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is already a blessing but we cannot let …”

meanings of blessing


  1. A pronouncement invoking divine aid.
  2. A group of unicorns.
  3. Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
  4. Something someone is glad of.
  5. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
  6. A modern pagan ceremony.
  7. Good fortune.
  8. A prayer before a meal; grace.


  1. Present participle of bless.


  1. A surname​.

blessing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word blessing occurs in english on average 27 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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