how to pronounce dancing


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the above transcription of dancing 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.

dancing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… say these guys are dancing to the same …”

meanings of dancing


  1. The activity of taking part in a dance.
  2. A dance club in France.


  1. Present participle of dance.

dancing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word dancing occurs in english on average 42.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with dancing


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