how to pronounce hijacking


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the above transcription of hijacking 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.

hijacking is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… is hijacking a verified Twitter account …”

meanings of hijacking


  1. The act of one who hijacks; the seizure of vehicles.
  2. The instance of such an act; the seizure of a vehicle.


  1. Present participle of hijack.

hijacking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hijacking occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to hijacking


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