how to pronounce understanding

/ˌʌndɚsˈtændɪŋ/

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understanding frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word understanding occurs in english on average 40.1 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.

understanding is pronounced in four syllables

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ʌndɚstændɪŋ

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

“… the medical field the understanding that …”

meanings of understanding

noun:

  1. (countable) An agreement of minds; harmony; something mutually understood or agreed upon.
  2. A reconciliation of differences.
  3. Opinion, judgement or outlook.
  4. Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  5. Sympathy.
  6. An informal contract; mutual agreement.
  7. The act of one that understands or comprehends; comprehension; knowledge; discernment.

adjective:

  1. Knowing; skilful.
  2. Showing compassion.

verb:

  1. Present participle of understand.

words with pronunciation similar to understanding

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