how to pronounce reading

/ˈɹiːdɪŋ/

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reading is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹdɪŋ

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

“… world but I'm also reading another book …”

meanings of reading

name:

  1. An unincorporated community in Minnesota.
  2. A town in Berkshire, England.
  3. A town in Vermont.
  4. A surname​.
  5. A city, the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania.
  6. A town in New York.
  7. A city in Ohio.
  8. A city in Kansas.
  9. A city in Michigan.
  10. A town in Massachusetts.

noun:

  1. An event at which written material is read aloud.
  2. The extent of what one has read.
  3. An interpretation.
  4. A value indicated by a measuring device.
  5. Something to read; reading material.
  6. The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device.
  7. A piece of literature or passage of scripture read aloud to an audience.
  8. One of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law.
  9. The process of interpreting written language.

verb:

  1. Present participle of read.

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