how to pronounce giving


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giving is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Court in turn is giving them rulings on …”

meanings of giving


  1. A gift; a benefaction.
  2. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.


  1. Present participle of give.


  1. Having the tendency to give; generous.

giving frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word giving occurs in english on average 150.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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