how to pronounce inning


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the above transcription of inning 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.

inning is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… okay nice inning let's ball do the work …”

meanings of inning


  1. Lands recovered from the sea.
  2. A chance or opportunity to perform some deed or act.
  3. A similar period of play.
  4. The gathering of a crop; harvesting.
  5. A period of play in which members of a visiting baseball team attempt to hit a baseball pitched by the opposing home team until three players are called out, followed by a similar attempt by members of the home baseball team against the visiting team's pitching. There are nine or more innings in a regulation baseball game.
  6. A player (or team)'s turn at the table to make shots until ended by a miss or a foul.


  1. Present participle of inn.

inning frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inning occurs in english on average 2.9 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 inning 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 inning can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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