how to pronounce leading


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The above transcription of leading 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.

leading is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and uh sort of leading the world in …”

meanings of leading


  1. Occurring in advance; preceding.
  2. Providing guidance or direction.
  3. Ranking first.


  1. An act by which one is led or guided.
  2. Vertical space added between lines; line spacing.


  1. Present participle of lead.

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