how to pronounce nagging


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the above transcription of nagging 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.

nagging is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… because there is this nagging statistic …”

meanings of nagging


  1. Present participle of nag.


  1. The action of the verb nag.


  1. Causing persistent mild pain, or annoyance.

nagging frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word nagging occurs in english on average 5.5 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 nagging 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 nagging can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with nagging


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