how to pronounce nodding


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the above transcription of nodding 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.

nodding is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… looking at me and nodding whoa …”

meanings of nodding


  1. Present participle of nod.


  1. The act by which one nods.


  1. Having the flower facing downwards.

nodding frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nodding occurs in english on average 3.5 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 nodding 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 nodding can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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