how to pronounce willing


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willing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chance would he be willing to take part …”

meanings of willing


  1. Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.


  1. The execution of a will.


  1. Present participle of will.


  1. A surname​.

willing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word willing occurs in english on average 69.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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