how to pronounce staying


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the above transcription of staying 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.

staying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… football to the neighborhood and that resort and in the afternoon staying in front of the …”

meanings of staying


  1. Present participle of stay.


  1. A stay or visit.

staying frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word staying occurs in english on average 41.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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