how to pronounce closing


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the above transcription of closing 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.

closing is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of closing pronunciation

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

“… i was finally closing the gap becoming …”

meanings of closing


  1. In morphology, the erosion of the dilation of a set.
  2. The act by which something is closed.
  3. The final procedure in a house sale, when documents are signed and recorded.
  4. The end or conclusion of something.


  1. Pertaining to the finish or ending of a series of events; occurring at the end or after all others.


  1. Present participle of close.

closing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word closing occurs in english on average 25 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 closing 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 closing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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