how to pronounce receiving


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receiving is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… unbearable and so receiving that your …”

meanings of receiving


  1. Present participle of receive.


  1. The act by which something is received; reception.

receiving frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word receiving occurs in english on average 28.2 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 receiving 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 receiving can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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