how to pronounce washing


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washing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we need everyone to keep washing their …”

meanings of washing


  1. Clothing, bedlinen or soft furnishings that have been, are currently being, or are to be washed; laundry.
  2. A fraudulent transaction in which the same stock is simultaneously bought and sold for the purpose of manipulating the market.
  3. The liquid used to wash an ore.
  4. The residue after an ore, etc, has been washed.
  5. A thin covering or coat.
  6. The covering of a piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze.
  7. The action of the verb to wash.
  8. A place where a precious metal found in gravel is separated from lighter material by washing.


  1. Present participle of wash.

washing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word washing occurs in english on average 20.6 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 washing 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 washing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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