how to pronounce fattening


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fattening is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that have been fattening the wallets of …”

meanings of fattening


  1. The act of making something fatter, particularly in reference or allusion to livestock.
  2. The act of becoming fatter.


  1. That causes weight gain; often of high calorie food with relatively little nutritive value.


  1. Present participle of fatten.

fattening frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fattening occurs in english on average 0.7 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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