how to pronounce drawing


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drawing is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… really drawing in the crowds as expected …”

meanings of drawing


  1. Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
  2. A small portion of tea for steeping.
  3. A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
  4. An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat.
  5. The process of drawing or pulling something.
  6. The act of producing such a picture.


  1. Present participle of draw.

drawing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word drawing occurs in english on average 43.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics drawing 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 drawing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with drawing


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