how to pronounce clothing


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the above transcription of clothing 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.

clothing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the temperature of the clothing is the …”

meanings of clothing


  1. Any of a wide variety of articles, usually made of fabrics, animal hair, animal skin, or some combination thereof, used to cover the human body for warmth, to preserve modesty, or for fashion.
  2. The art or process of making cloth.
  3. A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.
  4. An act or instance of putting clothes on.


  1. Present participle of clothe.

clothing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word clothing occurs in english on average 37.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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