how to pronounce resting


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the above transcription of resting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

resting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tongue that's still in place resting on …”

meanings of resting


  1. A pause; a break; an interlude.
  2. The action of rest.
  3. A place where one can rest; a resting-place.


  1. That rests; that is not in action or in the process of growth.
  2. Unemployed; out of work.
  3. Remaining; stationary.


  1. Present participle of rest.

resting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word resting occurs in english on average 10.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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