how to pronounce cycling


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the above transcription of cycling 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.

cycling is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of cycling


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

“… hypnotic way of cycling around saying …”

meanings of cycling


  1. Any cyclic action or process.
  2. The sport of riding and racing cycles, especially bicycles.


  1. Present participle of cycle.


  1. That undergoes a cyclic motion or process.

cycling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word cycling 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 cycling 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 cycling can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with cycling


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