how to pronounce dying


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dying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bit more serious about not dying if the …”

meanings of dying


  1. Declining, terminal, or drawing to an end.
  2. Pertaining to death, or the moments before death.
  3. Approaching death; about to die; moribund.


  1. Present participle of dye.
  2. Present participle of die.


  1. The process of approaching death; loss of life; death.

dying frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word dying occurs in english on average 38.6 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.

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