how to pronounce smelling


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smelling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… your guilty pleasure my good smelling my …”

meanings of smelling


  1. Used in adjectival compounds.
  2. Present participle of smell.


  1. The act by which something is smelled.

smelling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word smelling occurs in english on average 6.7 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 smelling 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 smelling can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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