how to pronounce needing


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the above transcription of needing 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.

needing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… more and you're not needing humans to do …”

meanings of needing


  1. Present participle of need.


  1. A need.

needing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word needing occurs in english on average 14.9 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 needing 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 needing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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