how to pronounce probing


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probing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Terry Gross for her artful probing of …”

meanings of probing


  1. That investigates or explores deeply; that attempts to elicit information that is concealed.


  1. The action of investigating or exploring.


  1. Present participle of probe.

probing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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