how to pronounce laughing


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the above transcription of laughing 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.

laughing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Emily so I say that laughing because it …”

meanings of laughing


  1. The action of the verb to laugh.


  1. Present participle of laugh.

laughing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word laughing occurs in english on average 40.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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