how to pronounce draining


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The above transcription of draining 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.

draining is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of draining


  1. The practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers.
  2. The liquid drained from something.
  3. The process by which something is drained or emptied.


  1. Present participle of drain.


  1. That drains.

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