how to pronounce fitting


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fitting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and it is a fitting time to recognize …”

meanings of fitting


  1. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
  2. A removable item in a house or other building, which can be taken with one when one moves out, such as a moveable piece of furniture, a carpet, picture, etc.; US furnishing; compare fixture.
  3. A tube connector; a standardized connecting part of a piping system to attach sections of pipe together, such as a coupling.
  4. A small part, especially a standardized or detachable part of a device or machine.
  5. The action or condition of having fits in the sense of seizures or convulsions.
  6. The process of fitting up; especially of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.


  1. Present participle of fit.
  2. Getting ready; preparing.


  1. Ready, appropriate, suitable, or in keeping.


  1. A surname​.

fitting frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fitting occurs in english on average 18.2 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 fitting 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 fitting can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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