how to pronounce dropping


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the above transcription of dropping 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.

dropping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… too child mortality is dropping around …”

meanings of dropping


  1. A piece of animal excrement; dung.
  2. Something dropped.
  3. The act of something that drops or falls.


  1. Present participle of drop.

dropping frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word dropping occurs in english on average 18.1 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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