how to pronounce housekeeping


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the above transcription of housekeeping 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.

housekeeping is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we're housekeeping really but getting …”

meanings of housekeeping


  1. Any general tasks that involve preparation.
  2. Hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions.
  3. The chores of maintaining a house as a residence, especially cleaning.

housekeeping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

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