how to pronounce imposing


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imposing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to be imposing and make a statement they …”

meanings of imposing


  1. Present participle of impose.


  1. Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity.

imposing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word imposing occurs in english on average 4.2 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 imposing 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 imposing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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