how to pronounce shilling


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the above transcription of shilling 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.

shilling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… predators were shilling yeast at ten …”

meanings of shilling


  1. The currency of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
  2. A currency in the United States, differing in value between states.
  3. A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries worth twelve old pence, or one twentieth of a pound sterling.
  4. The Spanish real, formerly having the value of one eighth of a dollar.


  1. Present participle of shill.


  1. A surname​.

shilling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shilling occurs in english on average 0.9 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 shilling 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 shilling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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