how to pronounce bumping


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the above transcription of bumping 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.

bumping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… slightly as he know that bumping us is …”

meanings of bumping


  1. Present participle of bump.


  1. The sound or action of a bump.

bumping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bumping occurs in english on average 2.4 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 bumping 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 bumping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with bumping


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