how to pronounce obtaining


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obtaining is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… even further mediaite obtaining this …”

meanings of obtaining


  1. Present participle of obtain.

obtaining frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word obtaining occurs in english on average 4.7 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.

topics obtaining 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 obtaining can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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