how to pronounce swelling


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the above transcription of swelling 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.

swelling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… emerging markets swelling by over 17 …”

meanings of swelling


  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. A rising, as of passion or anger.
  3. Anything swollen, especially any abnormally swollen part of the body.


  1. Present participle of swell.

swelling frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word swelling occurs in english on average 4 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 swelling 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 swelling can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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