how to pronounce complaining


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the above transcription of complaining 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.

complaining is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… girls doing complaining who gets the …”

meanings of complaining


  1. Present participle of complain.


  1. The act by which someone complains; a complaint.

complaining frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word complaining occurs in english on average 16.5 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 complaining 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 complaining can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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