how to pronounce prying


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prying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… which is a tool used for prying and we …”

meanings of prying


  1. Present participle of pry.


  1. The act of one who pries.

prying frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word prying occurs in english on average 1 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 prying 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 prying can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to prying


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