how to pronounce sparkling


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the above transcription of sparkling 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.

sparkling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I drink sparkling water with a little …”

meanings of sparkling


  1. Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
  2. Brilliant and vivacious.
  3. Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.


  1. A sparkling wine.
  2. Act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.


  1. Present participle and gerund of sparkle.

sparkling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sparkling occurs in english on average 8.2 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 sparkling 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 sparkling can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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