how to pronounce staring


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the above transcription of staring 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.

staring is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… be staring at my school she's here …”

meanings of staring


  1. Shining; vivid, garish.
  2. Looking fixedly with wide-open eyes.
  3. Sensational, lurid.


  1. Present participle of stare.


  1. The act of one who stares.


  1. A surname​.

staring frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word staring occurs in english on average 24 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics staring 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 staring can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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