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dressing is pronounced in two syllables
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video examples of dressing pronunciation
An example use of dressing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… i was in my dressing room i was playing …”
meanings of dressing
A sauce, especially a cold one for salads.
The activity of getting dressed.
The process of extracting metals or other valuable components from minerals.
Something added to the soil as a fertilizer etc.
Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
An ornamental finish, such as a moulding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling.
Castigation; scolding; a dressing down.
Material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.
Gum, starch, etc., used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
Present participle of dress.
dressing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR
the word dressing occurs in english on average 26.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.