how to pronounce dictating


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dictating is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… brand is no longer dictating to you your …”

meanings of dictating


  1. Present participle of dictate.

dictating frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dictating occurs in english on average 0.7 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 dictating 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 dictating can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to dictating


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