how to pronounce suffocating


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the above transcription of suffocating 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.

suffocating is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… he knows he's suffocating we don't know …”

meanings of suffocating


  1. Present participle of suffocate.


  1. Suffocation.

suffocating frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word suffocating occurs in english on average 1.8 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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