how to pronounce fleeting


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fleeting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… potentially wonderful and fleeting right …”

meanings of fleeting


  1. Passing quickly; of short duration.


  1. Present participle of fleet.

fleeting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fleeting occurs in english on average 4.8 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 fleeting 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 fleeting can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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