how to pronounce filling


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filling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and infections by filling the dead space …”

meanings of filling


  1. The contents of a pie, etc.
  2. Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.
  3. A religious experience attributed to the Holy Ghost "filling" a believer.
  4. Any material used to fill a cavity in a tooth or the result of using such material.
  5. Anything that is used to fill something.
  6. The woof in woven fabrics.


  1. Present participle of fill.


  1. Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach.

filling frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word filling occurs in english on average 40.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

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