how to pronounce setting

/ˈsɛtɪŋ/

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setting is pronounced in two syllables

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sɛtɪŋ

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

“… pointless yes just setting up a goal no …”

meanings of setting

noun:

  1. A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
  2. A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
  3. The direction of a current of wind.
  4. A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
  5. The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
  6. Hunting with a setter.
  7. Something set in, or inserted.
  8. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
  9. The act of setting.
  10. The mounting of a play, etc., for the stage.

verb:

  1. Present participle of set.

adjective:

  1. That disappears below the horizon.

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