how to pronounce sentencing


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the above transcription of sentencing 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.

sentencing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… instead of sentencing him to prison time …”

meanings of sentencing


  1. The act of creating one or more complete sentences from fragmented thoughts and phrases.
  2. The act of pronouncing a judicial sentence on someone convicted of a crime.


  1. Relating to a judicial sentence.


  1. Present participle of sentence.

sentencing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sentencing occurs in english on average 2 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 sentencing 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 sentencing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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