how to pronounce skating


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the above transcription of skating 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.

skating is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… apollo ono by skating back and forth on …”

meanings of skating


  1. The sport of moving along a surface using skates.
  2. A method of propulsion, where one moves similar to how a skater propels themselves. A technique in skiing, where a ski is planted diagonally, to push off of, and one slides forward on the ski facing straight foward, and then repeats the process with the swapping of the feet's actions.
  3. The action of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.


  1. Present participle of skate.

skating frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word skating occurs in english on average 5.4 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 skating 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 skating can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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