how to pronounce running /ˈɹʌnɪŋ/
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running is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of running in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… is going to be running very hot and i …”
meanings of running adjective: Having a continuous design or pattern. Discharging snot or mucus. Continuous; ongoing; keeping along step by step. Present, current. Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem. Moving or advancing at a run. Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer. Flowing; easy; cursive. Discharging pus. Consecutive. noun: That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason. The action of the verb to run. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore. adverb: Consecutively; in a row. verb: Present participle of run. preposition: Approaching; about; roughly. words with pronunciation similar to running words that rhyme with running Did this page help you?