how to pronounce having


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having is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of having in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… hefty ideas but without having the point …”

meanings of having


  1. Good manners.
  2. Something owned; possession; goods; estate.
  3. The act of possessing; ownership.
  4. A person's behaviour.


  1. Present participle of have.


  1. Grasping; greedy.

having frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word having occurs in english on average 352.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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