how to pronounce lowering


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the above transcription of lowering 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.

lowering is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and raising or lowering a flag can serve …”

meanings of lowering


  1. Lurking, skulking, menacing.
  2. That lowers or frowns.
  3. Dark and menacing.


  1. The act of something being lowered.
  2. Alternative form of louring.


  1. Present participle of lower.

lowering frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lowering occurs in english on average 3.7 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to lowering


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