how to pronounce ringing


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the above transcription of ringing 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.

ringing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of something started ringing for me when …”

meanings of ringing


  1. A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings.
  2. The theft of cars and illegally changing their identities for resale.
  3. The sound of something that rings.
  4. The quality of being resonant.


  1. Loud and clear.
  2. Made forcefully; powerful.


  1. Present participle of ring.

ringing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word ringing occurs in english on average 6.3 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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