how to pronounce painting


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painting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yes there's an actual oil painting it's …”

meanings of painting


  1. The action of applying paint to a surface.
  2. The same activity as an art form.
  3. An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint.


  1. Present participle of paint.

painting frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word painting occurs in english on average 61.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with painting


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