how to pronounce chewing


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the above transcription of chewing 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.

chewing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that day some idea I'm chewing on or a …”

meanings of chewing


  1. The consumption of (the juice from) the khat plant.
  2. The act by which something is chewed on; mastication.
  3. The consumption of loose leaf tobacco juice from tobacco plants by chewing leaves near the cheek.


  1. Present participle of chew.

chewing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word chewing occurs in english on average 5.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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