how to pronounce rounding


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rounding is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… descent even citizens rounding them up …”

meanings of rounding


  1. The numerical value obtained by this process.
  2. The act by which a numerical value is rounded.
  3. In bookbinding, the shaping of the folded and sewed sheets into a convex form at the back.
  4. The act of making anything round, as the lips in pronouncing some vowels.
  5. A rounded surface; a curve.


  1. Round or nearly round; becoming round; roundish.


  1. Present participle of round.

rounding frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rounding occurs in english on average 1.9 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 rounding 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 rounding can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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