how to pronounce firing


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The above transcription of firing 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.

firing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… jobs kept firing me and sex work was the …”

meanings of firing


  1. The discharge of a gun or other weapon.
  2. The act of adding fuel to a fire.
  3. The fuel for a fire.
  4. The process of applying heat or fire, especially to clay etc to produce pottery.
  5. Cauterization.
  6. The dismissal of someone from a job.


  1. Present participle of fire.

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