how to pronounce lighting


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lighting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… United States lighting the whole space …”

meanings of lighting


  1. The equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided.
  2. The process of annealing metals.
  3. The act of activating such equipment, or of igniting a flame etc.


  1. Present participle of light.

lighting frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word lighting occurs in english on average 22.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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