how to pronounce letting


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the above transcription of letting 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.

letting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… might think that letting this lake …”

meanings of letting


  1. The award of a public contract.
  2. The rental of accommodation.


  1. Present participle of let.

letting frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word letting occurs in english on average 49.8 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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