how to pronounce rocking


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the above transcription of rocking 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.

rocking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… uh when i was rocking in the doorway i …”

meanings of rocking


  1. The motion of something that rocks.
  2. The motion by which the design on a steel mill is transferred to a copper cylinder.
  3. The abrading of a copper plate with a rocker, preparatory to mezzotinting.


  1. Excellent; great.
  2. Shaking, swaying or moving back and forth.


  1. Present participle of rock.

rocking frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rocking occurs in english on average 9 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 rocking 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 rocking can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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