how to pronounce driving


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the above transcription of driving 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.

driving is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like when you're driving on down on 285 …”

meanings of driving


  1. That drives (a mechanism or process).
  2. That drives forcefully; strong; forceful; violent.


  1. The action of the verb to drive in any sense.
  2. In particular, the action of operating a motor vehicle.


  1. Present participle of drive.

driving frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word driving occurs in english on average 72 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 driving 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 driving can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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