how to pronounce pursuing


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the above transcription of pursuing 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.

pursuing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… said that the tribe was pursuing legal …”

meanings of pursuing


  1. Present participle of pursue.


  1. Pursuit.

pursuing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pursuing occurs in english on average 9.4 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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