how to pronounce controlling


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the above transcription of controlling 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.

controlling is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… there about controlling images and how …”

meanings of controlling


  1. Exerting control over a person or thing.


  1. Present participle of control.


  1. The act of exerting control.

controlling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word controlling occurs in english on average 9.7 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 controlling 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 controlling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to controlling


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