How to Pronounce mating?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mating" is [mˈe͡ɪtɪŋ], [mˈe‍ɪtɪŋ], [m_ˈeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ].

"Mating" in context

Mating is a key element of the animal kingdom and is integral to species survival. In humans, mating is seen as more complex, a mix of physical, emotional, and psychological elements depending on the relationship. Mating is the act of two individuals coming together to reproduce, generally with the intention of forming a long-term relationship or partnership.

In the animal kingdom, mating is typically seasonal, with animals often gathering in huge numbers to mate during a certain "breeding season". Common courtship rituals often establish which animals will mate with each other, and are sometimes quite elaborate.

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