how to pronounce timing


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the above transcription of timing 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.

timing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… um but it was horrible timing because it …”

meanings of timing


  1. The regulation of the pace of e.g. an athletic race, the speed of an engine, the delivery of a joke, or the occurrence of a series of events.
  2. The time when something happens.
  3. An occurrence or event.
  4. An instance of recording the time of something.
  5. The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion engine.


  1. Present participle of time.

timing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word timing occurs in english on average 15.7 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 timing 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 timing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to timing


words that rhyme with timing


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