how to pronounce wasting


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wasting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… loved all that time-wasting stuff she …”

meanings of wasting


  1. The act by which something is laid waste; destruction.
  2. Gradual deterioration or wasting away.


  1. Present participle of waste.


  1. Causing a waste, or wasting away; causing pronounced loss of body mass.

wasting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wasting occurs in english on average 9.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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