how to pronounce fainting


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the above transcription of fainting 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.

fainting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… from a fainting spell but just before I …”

meanings of fainting


  1. Present participle of faint.


  1. An act of collapsing into a state of temporary unconsciousness.

fainting frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fainting occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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