how to pronounce reckoning


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reckoning is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and the time of reckoning we're having a …”

meanings of reckoning


  1. The bill or check, especially at an inn or tavern.
  2. An opinion or judgement.
  3. The settlement of accounts, as between parties.
  4. A summing up or appraisal.
  5. Rank or status.
  6. The working out of consequences or retribution for one's actions.
  7. The action of calculating or estimating something.


  1. Present participle and gerund of reckon.

reckoning frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word reckoning occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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