how to pronounce forcing


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forcing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a mother who was forcing her to take …”

meanings of forcing


  1. An extension in the development time of an underexposed negative in order to bring out detail.
  2. The net flux of energy in or out of a system; the net change in an energy balance.
  3. The art of raising plants at an earlier season than is normal, especially by using a hotbed.
  4. A technique used to prove the consistency of certain axioms in set theory. See forcing (mathematics).


  1. Present participle of force.


  1. Pertaining to a bid which requires partner to continue bidding rather than pass.

forcing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word forcing occurs in english on average 12.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with forcing


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