how to pronounce warning


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warning is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Congress gave strong warning to the …”

meanings of warning


  1. Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.
  2. The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.


  1. Present participle of warn.


  1. Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.


  1. A surname​.

warning frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word warning occurs in english on average 32.4 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 warning 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 warning can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with warning


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