how to pronounce entertaining


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the above transcription of entertaining 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.

entertaining is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… both smart and entertaining so we jumped …”

meanings of entertaining


  1. Very amusing; that entertains.


  1. Present participle of entertain.


  1. Entertainment.

entertaining frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word entertaining occurs in english on average 25.2 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 entertaining 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 entertaining can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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