how to pronounce kneeling


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the above transcription of kneeling 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.

kneeling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… called kneeling kneeled it you know you …”

meanings of kneeling


  1. Present participle of kneel.


  1. The act by which someone kneels.

kneeling frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word kneeling occurs in english on average 2.6 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.

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