how to pronounce unpacking


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unpacking is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and unpacking those and then beginning …”

meanings of unpacking


  1. The separation of the features of a segment (such as a nasal vowel or palatal consonant) into distinct segments; for example, the separation of a nasal vowel such as /ɑ̃/ into a vowel /ɑ/ and a nasal consonant /n/ (i.e., into /ɑn/) which often occurs when a language which does not use nasal vowels borrows from a language which does use them.
  2. The act by which something is unpacked.


  1. Present participle of unpack.

unpacking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word unpacking occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) life, nature, and living environment;

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