how to pronounce stopping


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the above transcription of stopping 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.

stopping is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of stopping pronunciation

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

“… right but he's not stopping drilling …”

meanings of stopping


  1. The act of something that stops; a halt.
  2. Material for filling a cavity.
  3. A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.
  4. A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist.


  1. Present participle of stop.

stopping frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stopping occurs in english on average 34.9 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 stopping 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 stopping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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