how to pronounce preventing


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The above transcription of preventing 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.

preventing is pronounced in three syllables

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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


  1. Present participle and gerund of prevent.

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