how to pronounce snoring


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the above transcription of snoring 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.

snoring is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… done to help snoring if the palate is …”

meanings of snoring


  1. The action or sound of breathing during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.


  1. Present participle of snore.

snoring frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word snoring occurs in english on average 1.8 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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