how to pronounce facing


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facing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and when you're customer facing when you …”

meanings of facing


  1. Fabric applied to a garment edge on the underside.
  2. A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
  3. The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about.
  4. The collar and cuffs of a military coat, commonly of a different colour from the rest of the coat.
  5. The most external portion of exterior siding.


  1. Diverging in the direction of travel.
  2. Positioned so as to face (in a particular direction).


  1. Present participle of face.

facing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word facing occurs in english on average 32.9 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 facing 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 facing can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to facing


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