how to pronounce lasting


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lasting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… as four naps a day each lasting about 15 …”

meanings of lasting


  1. A durable woollen material formerly used for women's shoes.
  2. The action or state of persisting; the time during which something or someone persists.
  3. The act or process of shaping footwear on a last.


  1. Persisting for an extended period of time.
  2. Persisting forever.


  1. Present participle of last.

lasting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lasting occurs in english on average 12.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with lasting


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