how to pronounce snapping


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snapping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yes our discussion group i'm snapping my …”

meanings of snapping


  1. The act of snapping at, or speaking sharply to, somebody.
  2. The sound or action of a snap.


  1. Present participle of snap.

snapping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word snapping occurs in english on average 4.6 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 snapping 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 snapping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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