how to pronounce pounding


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the above transcription of pounding 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.

pounding is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there's a lot of pounding you know even …”

meanings of pounding


  1. Present participle of pound.


  1. An act in which something or someone is pounded.


  1. Causing heavy or loud throbs.

pounding frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pounding occurs in english on average 6 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.

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