how to pronounce loitering


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the above transcription of loitering 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.

loitering is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… eliminated its no loitering rule …”

meanings of loitering


  1. Present participle of loiter.


  1. The action of the verb loiter.

loitering frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word loitering occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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