how to pronounce neighboring


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the above transcription of neighboring 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.

neighboring is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… about Syria or North Korea because those neighboring countries promised …”

meanings of neighboring


  1. Situated or living nearby or adjacent to.


  1. Present participle of neighbor.

neighboring frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word neighboring 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.

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