how to pronounce combing


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the above transcription of combing 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.

combing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… great writer bad at hair combing and …”

meanings of combing


  1. Individual hairs that drop out when the hair is combed.
  2. The act by which something is combed.


  1. Present participle of comb.

combing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word combing occurs in english on average 1.1 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 combing 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 combing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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