how to pronounce packing


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packing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… doing doing packing it all in and what I …”

meanings of packing


  1. A fee charged to cover the costs of packaging.
  2. The action of putting things together, especially of putting clothes into a suitcase for a journey.
  3. The gathering of birds, animals etc. into a pack.
  4. As a concrete noun.
  5. Material used to wrap a product for sale etc.; packaging.
  6. Special material used to fill containers or vessels for certain chemically related applications.
  7. The spatial arrangement of objects, items or constituent parts.
  8. The action of the verb.
  9. Material used to fill in the space around something, especially to make a piston etc. watertight or airtight.
  10. The forming of players into a scrum.


  1. Present participle of pack.

packing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word packing occurs in english on average 15.6 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 packing 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 packing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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