how to pronounce switching


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the above transcription of switching 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.

switching is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of switching pronunciation

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

“… right in switching you guys around but I …”

meanings of switching


  1. The act or process of something that switches.
  2. Back-and-forth movement of an animal's tail, etc.
  3. The transference of an investment from one fund to another.
  4. The movement of a locomotive from one track to another.
  5. Change from one product/service provider to another.
  6. Corporal punishment by use of a switch (twig or twigs).


  1. Present participle of switch.

switching frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word switching occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics switching 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 switching can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with switching


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