how to pronounce touching


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touching is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hand-washing avoid touching your eyes …”

meanings of touching


  1. The act by which something is touched.
  2. A snack served with alcoholic drinks in an informal environment.


  1. Present participle of touch.


  1. Provoking sadness and pity; that can cause sadness or heartbreak among witnesses to a sad event or situation.


  1. Regarding; concerning.

touching frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word touching occurs in english on average 17.9 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.

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