how to pronounce knowing


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knowing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… do its dirty work knowing full well that …”

meanings of knowing


  1. Deliberate.
  2. Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.
  3. Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
  4. Suggestive of private knowledge.


  1. Present participle of know.


  1. The act or condition of having knowledge.

knowing frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word knowing occurs in english on average 91.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics knowing 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 knowing can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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