how to pronounce ironing


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ironing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… know you're you're ironing out three …”

meanings of ironing


  1. Laundry that has been washed and is ready to be ironed.
  2. Laundry that has recently been ironed.
  3. The act of pressing clothes with an iron.


  1. Present participle of iron.

ironing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ironing occurs in english on average 3.7 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 ironing 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 ironing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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