how to pronounce clipping


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the above transcription of clipping 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.

clipping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… card or the newspaper clipping and you …”

meanings of clipping


  1. The process of cutting off a signal level that rises above a certain maximum level.
  2. An article clipped from a newspaper.
  3. Falling, rolling, or throwing one's body on the back of an opponent's legs after approaching from behind.
  4. A short form (of a word) created by removing syllables.
  5. A piece of something removed by clipping.
  6. The use of a mask to hide part of an object or image.


  1. Present participle of clip.

clipping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word clipping occurs in english on average 1.8 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 clipping 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 clipping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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