how to pronounce eating


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the above transcription of eating 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.

eating is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… code software is eating the world all …”

meanings of eating


  1. The act of ingesting food.
  2. Food; cooking, cuisine.
  3. The act of corroding or consuming some substance.


  1. Bred to be eaten.
  2. Suitable to be eaten without being cooked.


  1. Present participle of eat.

eating frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word eating occurs in english on average 119 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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