how to pronounce lining


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lining is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of course is that the silver lining on …”

meanings of lining


  1. The act of attaching such a covering.
  2. The material used for such a covering.
  3. A covering for the inside surface of something.


  1. Present participle of line.

lining frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lining occurs in english on average 10.4 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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