how to pronounce parting


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the above transcription of parting 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.

parting is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of parting


  1. The breaking, as of a cable, by violence.
  2. A joint or fissure, as in a coal seam.
  3. A farewell, the act of departing politely.
  4. The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions; part.
  5. The surface of the sand of one section of a mould where it meets that of another section.
  6. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation.
  7. Lamellar separation in a crystallized mineral, due to some other cause than cleavage, as to the presence of twinning lamellae.
  8. The separation and determination of alloys; especially, the separation, as by acids, of gold from silver in the assay button.


  1. Present participle of part.

parting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word parting occurs in english on average 3.3 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 parting 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 parting can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with parting


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