how to pronounce draining

/ˈdɹɛɪnɪŋ/

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draining is pronounced in two syllables

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dɹɛɪnɪŋ

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

“… emotionally draining why did you choose …”

meanings of draining

noun:

  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.

verb:

  1. Present participle of drain.

adjective:

  1. That drains.

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