how to pronounce preventing

/pɹɪˈvɛntɪŋ/

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preventing is pronounced in three syllables

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pɹɪvɛntɪŋ

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

“… binds to the spool preventing the yo-yo …”

meanings of preventing

verb:

  1. Present participle and gerund of prevent.

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