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listening  

EN[ˈlɪs.nɪŋ] [ˈlɪs.ən.ɪŋ]
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    Definition of listening in English Dictionary

  • NomPLlisteningsSUF-ing
    1. Action of the verb listening.
      1. It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong, like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.
    2. Skill or ability of perceiving spoken language.
      1. You can improve your listening well by watching English-language films. ‎
  • Verbe
    1. present participle of listen.
    2. Adjectif
      1. Of something or someone that listens.
        1. Any listening person can tell she's lying.
      2. Of something that is used in order to hear or to improve the ability to hear.
        1. He could hear better when he used his listening device.
      3. Of an action that is performed with caution and attention to sounds.
      4. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant.
          • The witness rehearsed the events of the night before for the listening detectives.
          • Why don’t you just zip your lip? I’m tired of listening to you.
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • Like to see them sitting round in a ring with blub lips, entranced, listening.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Adjectifs incomparable
          • Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
            • Verbes
              • Formes verbales
                • Participes
                  • Participes présents
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en listenings
            2. en listening up
            3. en listening in
            4. en listening post
            5. en listening posts
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of listening for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "listening" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un formes verbale.
            Difficulté: Niveau 1
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