how to pronounce burning


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the above transcription of burning 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.

burning is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you have both ends burning energy is a …”

meanings of burning


  1. Feeling very hot.
  2. Consuming; intense; inflaming; exciting; vehement; powerful.
  3. So hot as to seem to burn (something).
  4. Feeling great passion.
  5. Being keenly discussed.


  1. The act by which something burns or is burned.
  2. A fire.


  1. Present participle of burn.

burning frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word burning occurs in english on average 29.9 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.

topics burning 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 burning can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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