how to pronounce reaching


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reaching is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… mutual reliance people reaching out to …”

meanings of reaching


  1. Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.
  2. The action of one who reaches; an attempt to grasp something by stretching.


  1. Present participle of reach.

reaching frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word reaching occurs in english on average 25.6 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 reaching 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 reaching can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with reaching


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