how to pronounce breathing

/ˈbɹiːðɪŋ/

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The above transcription of breathing 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.

breathing is pronounced in two syllables

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bɹðɪŋ

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

“… breathe what does breathing do to move …”

meanings of breathing

noun:

  1. Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration.
  2. A diacritical mark indicating aspiration or lack thereof.
  3. The act of respiration; a single instance of this.
  4. Aspiration; secret prayer.
  5. Time to recover one's breath; hence, a delay, a spell of time.

verb:

  1. Present participle of breathe.

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