how to pronounce restraining


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restraining is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… been restraining the us economy from …”

meanings of restraining


  1. Present participle of restrain.


  1. The act by which someone or something is restrained.

restraining frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word restraining occurs in english on average 1.7 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 restraining 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 restraining can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to restraining


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