how to pronounce straining


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straining is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… every 25 years further straining those …”

meanings of straining


  1. Filtering, the process of passing something through a strainer.
  2. The act by which one strains. (muscles, etc).


  1. Present participle of strain.

straining frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word straining occurs in english on average 2.1 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 straining 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 straining can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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