how to pronounce ripping


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the above transcription of ripping 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.

ripping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… good job at ripping people off you know …”

meanings of ripping


  1. The process of copying audio or video content from a CD, DVD, etc. to a hard disk.
  2. Wood that has been ripped (cut parallel to the grain).
  3. The use of diet and exercise to reduce body fat and emphasize muscle mass.
  4. The process of ploughing a rabbit warren with deep furrows as a form of feral control.


  1. Excellent.
  2. That rips, or can be removed by ripping.


  1. Present participle of rip.

ripping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ripping occurs in english on average 5.3 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 ripping 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 ripping can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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