how to pronounce nursing


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nursing is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of nursing


  1. In the state of suckling young, lactating.
  2. Referring to nurses.


  1. Suckling, such as breastfeeding.
  2. The process or profession of caring for patients as a nurse.


  1. Present participle of nurse.

nursing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word nursing occurs in english on average 16.7 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.

words that rhyme with nursing


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