how to pronounce whaling


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whaling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… beautiful little whaling village …”

meanings of whaling


  1. The practice of spotting whales.
  2. The practice of hunting whales.
  3. A beating.


  1. Present participle of whale.

whaling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whaling occurs in english on average 0.6 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 whaling 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 whaling can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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