how to pronounce freezing


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freezing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and the water was freezing cold for the …”

meanings of freezing


  1. Suffering or causing frost.
  2. Very cold.
  3. Zero °C, the freezing point of water.


  1. The change in state of a substance from liquid to solid by cooling to a critically low temperature.
  2. The action of numbing with anesthetics.


  1. Present participle of freeze.

freezing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word freezing occurs in english on average 12 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 freezing 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 freezing can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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