how to pronounce swimming


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the above transcription of swimming 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.

swimming is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the children too bad it will not necessarily be swimming tonight it's not so …”

meanings of swimming


  1. The state of being dizzy or in vertigo.
  2. The act or process of something that swims.
  3. The act or art of sustaining and propelling the body in water.


  1. Present participle of swim.

swimming frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word swimming occurs in english on average 25.4 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 swimming 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 swimming can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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