how to pronounce slipping


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the above transcription of slipping 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.

slipping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… american dream is slipping out of reach …”

meanings of slipping


  1. Present participle and gerund of slip.


  1. The act of something that slips; a slip; a skidding or sudden loosening motion.

slipping frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word slipping occurs in english on average 7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics slipping 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 slipping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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