how to pronounce shipping


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the above transcription of shipping 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.

shipping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… box for free you just pay shipping this …”

meanings of shipping


  1. The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
  2. Navigation.
  3. Passage or transport on a ship.
  4. The transportation of goods.
  5. The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.


  1. Present participle of ship.

shipping frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shipping occurs in english on average 20.1 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 shipping 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 shipping can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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