how to pronounce fencing


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the above transcription of fencing 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.

fencing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… before the fencing was here this is what …”

meanings of fencing


  1. Material used to make fences, fences used as barriers or an enclosure.
  2. Receiving and buying of stolen goods.
  3. The art or sport of duelling with swords, especially with the 17th- to 18th-century European dueling swords and the practice weapons descended from them (sport fencing).


  1. Present participle of fence.

fencing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fencing occurs in english on average 3 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with fencing


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