how to pronounce paying


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the above transcription of paying 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.

paying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and i gotta say paying people would not …”

meanings of paying


  1. Present participle of pay.


  1. Payment.

paying frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word paying occurs in english on average 50.6 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 paying 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 paying can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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