how to pronounce deceiving


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deceiving is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… be deceiving because it can be …”

meanings of deceiving


  1. Present participle of deceive.


  1. Deception.

deceiving frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word deceiving occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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