how to pronounce dating


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the above transcription of dating 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.

dating is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… followers of a religion dating back more …”

meanings of dating


  1. An estimation of the age of an artifact, biological vestige, linguistic usage, etc.
  2. A form of romantic courtship typically between two individuals with the aim of assessing the other's suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a spouse.
  3. The setting of a date on which an event or transaction is to take place or take effect.


  1. Present participle of date.

dating frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word dating occurs in english on average 25.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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