how to pronounce spitting


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the above transcription of spitting 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.

spitting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of gray it's a spitting image kyle …”

meanings of spitting


  1. An appearance on the surface of melted silver or platinum allowed to cool slowly, jets of oxygen forming small cones and sometimes throwing up drops of molten metal.
  2. Expectoration.


  1. Present participle of spit.

spitting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spitting occurs in english on average 3.1 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 spitting 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 spitting can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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