how to pronounce finishing


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the above transcription of finishing 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.

finishing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 1960s after finishing with the backyard …”

meanings of finishing


  1. The final work upon or ornamentation of a thing; finish.
  2. The act of completing something.
  3. Shooting ability.


  1. Present participle of finish.

finishing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word finishing occurs in english on average 28.5 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 finishing 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 finishing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with finishing


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