how to pronounce saving


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saving is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… really the the saving grace so it made …”

meanings of saving


  1. Making reservation or exception.
  2. Preserving; rescuing.
  3. Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful.
  4. That saves someone from damnation; redemptive.
  5. Thrifty; frugal.
  6. Relating to making a saving.


  1. A reduction in cost or expenditure.
  2. Something (usually money) that is saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.
  3. Exception; reservation.
  4. The action of the verb to save.


  1. Without disrespect to.
  2. With the exception of; except; save.


  1. Present participle of save.

saving frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word saving occurs in english on average 31.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics saving 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 saving can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with saving


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