how to pronounce butting


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the above transcription of butting 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.

butting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but they are basically butting heads …”

meanings of butting


  1. Present participle of butt.
  2. Present participle of but.


  1. An abuttal; a boundary.

butting frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word butting occurs in english on average 0.6 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 butting 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 butting can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with butting


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