how to pronounce rushing


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the above transcription of rushing 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.

rushing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that's why owners have been rushing to …”

meanings of rushing


  1. Rapidly flowing or surging.
  2. Full of activity, busy.


  1. Present participle of rush.


  1. A rapid surging motion.


  1. A surname​.

rushing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rushing occurs in english on average 10.6 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.

words that rhyme with rushing


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