how to pronounce handling


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handling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… improved his ball handling okay what …”

meanings of handling


  1. A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.
  2. A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
  3. The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.


  1. Present participle of handle.

handling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word handling 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 handling 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 handling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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