how to pronounce destroying


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the above transcription of destroying 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.

destroying is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the soap is actually destroying the …”

meanings of destroying


  1. Present participle of destroy.

destroying frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word destroying occurs in english on average 10.8 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 destroying 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 destroying can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with destroying


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