how to pronounce linking


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the above transcription of linking 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.

linking is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of linking pronunciation

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

“… or is it linking up initially and have …”

meanings of linking


  1. Serving to connect other things together.


  1. Linkage.


  1. Present participle of link.

linking frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word linking occurs in english on average 15.4 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 linking 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 linking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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