how to pronounce crowning


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crowning is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the crowning experience of all for the …”

meanings of crowning


  1. The stage of vaginal childbirth when the infant's head remains consistently visible at the vulva.
  2. A coronation.
  3. The act of one who crowns (in various senses).


  1. Present participle of crown.


  1. Supreme; of a surpassing quality or quantity.

crowning frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crowning occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

words that rhyme with crowning


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