how to pronounce defining

/dɪˈfaɪnɪŋ/

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defining frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word defining occurs in english on average 11.1 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.

defining is pronounced in three syllables

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dɪfaɪnɪŋ

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

“… view that the defining features of …”

meanings of defining

verb:

  1. Present participle of define.

adjective:

  1. Serving to define or distinguish.

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