how to pronounce bugging


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the above transcription of bugging 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.

bugging is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… off my chest it's been bugging me since …”

meanings of bugging


  1. Present participle of bug.


  1. Electronic surveillance.

bugging frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bugging occurs in english on average 2 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 bugging 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 bugging can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with bugging


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