how to pronounce wishing


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the above transcription of wishing is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

wishing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… here and this is the Wishing Tree and I …”

meanings of wishing


  1. Present participle of wish.


  1. The act of making a wish.

wishing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wishing occurs in english on average 17.9 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.

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