how to pronounce confusing


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the above transcription of confusing 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.

confusing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… antibiotics are a confusing and unsavory …”

meanings of confusing


  1. Difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc.


  1. Present participle of confuse.

confusing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word confusing occurs in english on average 14.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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