how to pronounce hooking


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the above transcription of hooking 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.

hooking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… thanks for hooking me up oh you're …”

meanings of hooking


  1. The penalized action of using one's stick to restrain an opponent.
  2. The act of catching or fastening something on a hook.


  1. Present participle of hook.

hooking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hooking occurs in english on average 2.1 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 hooking 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 hooking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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