how to pronounce gathering


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gathering is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… up all of the gathering of data you had …”

meanings of gathering


  1. A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
  2. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
  3. A charitable contribution; a collection.
  4. A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  5. A group of people or things.


  1. Present participle of gather.


  1. That gathers together.

gathering frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word gathering occurs in english on average 24.3 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 gathering 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 gathering can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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