how to pronounce threatening

/ˈθɹɛtənɪŋ/

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threatening is pronounced in three syllables

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θɹɛtənɪŋ

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

“… the cartels they are threatening a very …”

meanings of threatening

verb:

  1. Present participle of threaten.

adjective:

  1. Presenting a threat; menacing; frightening.

noun:

  1. An act of threatening; a threat.

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