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bearing

[ bair-ing ]
/ ˈbɛər ɪŋ /
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noun
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Origin of bearing

First recorded in 1200–50, bearing is from the Middle English word beryng.See bear1, -ing1

synonym study for bearing

1. See manner1.

OTHER WORDS FROM bearing

un·bear·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bearing

bearing
/ (ˈbɛərɪŋ) /

noun
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