how to pronounce roving


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the above transcription of roving 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.

roving is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… by a roving band of music teachers they …”

meanings of roving


  1. A long and narrow bundle of fibre, usually used to spin woollen yarn.
  2. The process of giving the first twist to yarn.


  1. Wandering freely.


  1. Present participle of rove.

roving frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word roving occurs in english on average 1.3 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 roving 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 roving can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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