how to pronounce pinning


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pinning is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… traditional pinning ceremony for these …”

meanings of pinning


  1. A ceremony in which a pin badge is given.
  2. The action of the verb pin in any sense.
  3. The establishment of the definite quantum state of a particle, or of the occupation number of a system of particles.


  1. Present participle of pin.

pinning frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pinning occurs in english on average 3.2 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 pinning 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 pinning can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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