how to pronounce raising


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raising is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… cable i saw you raising your hand do you …”

meanings of raising


  1. Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity.
  2. Recruitment.
  3. The substance used to make bread rise.
  4. Elevation.
  5. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
  6. The process of deepening colours in dyeing.
  7. The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.
  8. A sound change in which a vowel or consonant becomes higher or raised, meaning that the tongue becomes more elevated or positioned closer to the roof of the mouth than before.
  9. The movement of an argument from an embedded or subordinate clause to a matrix or main clause.
  10. Collection or gathering, especially of money.


  1. Present participle of raise.

raising frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word raising occurs in english on average 26.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics raising 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 raising can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with raising


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