how to pronounce shaving


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the above transcription of shaving 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.

shaving is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of shaving pronunciation

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

“… that uh i'm shaving it off to wind back …”

meanings of shaving


  1. The action of having a shave.
  2. A thin, shaved off slice of wood, metal, or other material.


  1. Present participle of shave.

shaving frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word shaving occurs in english on average 3.5 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 shaving 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 shaving can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with shaving


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