how to pronounce stressing


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the above transcription of stressing 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.

stressing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… while some of us are stressing at home …”

meanings of stressing


  1. Present participle of stress.

stressing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word stressing occurs in english on average 3.7 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.

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