how to pronounce sporting


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sporting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tickets to sporting events …”

meanings of sporting


  1. Exhibiting sportsmanship.
  2. Of or relating to unseemly male excesses, especially gambling, prostitution, or similar recreational activities.
  3. Pertaining to sports.
  4. Fair, generous; ‘game'.


  1. Present participle of sport.


  1. The act of taking part in a sport.

sporting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sporting occurs in english on average 10.3 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 sporting 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 sporting can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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