how to pronounce slaying


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the above transcription of slaying 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.

slaying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… standard slaying some curious you you …”

meanings of slaying


  1. Present participle of slay.


  1. Killing, especially the murder of a human.

slaying frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slaying occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

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