how to pronounce dusting


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the above transcription of dusting 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.

dusting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just a dusting just a little just a …”

meanings of dusting


  1. A light covering of something.
  2. The act of removing dust from the furniture, as a household chore.
  3. A light snowfall.
  4. A maintenance or comfort behaviour in which a bird flushes fine dirt through the feathers; dust-bathing.
  5. A beating.


  1. Present participle of dust.

dusting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dusting occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with dusting


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