how to pronounce polishing


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polishing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… enough to break your polishing wheel and …”

meanings of polishing


  1. The action of the verb to polish.
  2. An extract of partially milled rice.


  1. That refines.
  2. That makes shiny or smooth.


  1. Present participle of polish.

polishing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word polishing occurs in english on average 2.2 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 polishing 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 polishing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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