how to pronounce building


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the above transcription of building 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.

building is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… are about love fidelity building a life …”

meanings of building


  1. The act or process by which something is built; construction.
  2. A closed structure with walls and a roof.


  1. Present participle of build.

building frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word building occurs in english on average 138.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with building


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