how to pronounce crawling


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the above transcription of crawling 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.

crawling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… problem while you're crawling on the …”

meanings of crawling


  1. Present participle and gerund of crawl.


  1. The motion of something that crawls.

crawling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word crawling occurs in english on average 8.1 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 crawling 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 crawling can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with crawling


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