how to pronounce popping


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the above transcription of popping 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.

popping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… are the atom that's popping in and out …”

meanings of popping


  1. The act or sound of something that pops.
  2. A funk dance.


  1. Present participle of pop.

popping frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word popping occurs in english on average 11.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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