how to pronounce gathering


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The above transcription of gathering is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

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.

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