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Pronunciation of Pocketing: Learn how to pronounce Pocketing in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word pocket:

1a small bag sewn into or on clothing so as to form part of it, used for carrying small articles:
she fished for her door key in her coat pocket
a pouch-like compartment providing separate storage space, for example in a suitcase or car door:
the pack has two main compartments and four pockets
South African a narrow sack in which agricultural produce is sold, used as a measure for trading:
consumers are paying the same for 10 kg pockets of potatoes as they paid for 15 kg pockets last year
Billiards & Snooker an opening at the corner or on the side of the table into which balls are struck.
informal a person’s financial resources:
the food was all priced to suit the hard-up airman’s pocket
2a small patch of something:
some of the gardens still had pockets of dirty snow in them
a small, isolated group or area:
there were pockets of disaffection in parts of the country
a cavity in a rock or stratum filled with ore or other material.
of a suitable size for carrying in a pocket:
a pocket German dictionary
on a small scale:
a 6,000 acre pocket paradise
verb (pockets, pocketing, pocketed)
[with object]
put into one’s pocket:
she watched him lock up and pocket the key
take or receive (money or other valuables) for oneself, especially dishonestly:
local politicians were found to have been pocketing the proceeds of fund-raisers
Billiards & Snooker drive (a ball) into a pocket:
he pocketed the 8-ball on the break for a victory in the title game
enclose as though in a pocket:
the fillings can be pocketed in a pitta bread
suppress (one’s feelings) and proceed despite them:
they were prepared to pocket their pride
in pocket
having enough money or money to spare; having gained in a transaction:
he knows how to stay in pocket and out of trouble
(of money) gained by someone from a transaction:
for every £100 staked a regular better will end up with £88 in pocket
in someone’s pocket
1dependent on someone financially and therefore under their influence:
it was important that the voters should not be seen to be in any man’s pocket
2very close to and closely involved with someone:
I’m tired of villages where everyone lives in everyone else’s pocket
out of pocket
having lost money in a transaction:
the organizer of the concert was £3,700 out of pocket after it was cancelled
(out-of-pocket) [as modifier] (of an expense or cost) paid for directly rather than being put on account or charged to some other person or organization.
pay out of pocket
US pay for something with one’s own money, rather than from a particular fund or account:
they don’t have to worry about paying out of pocket for equipment and supplies
put one’s hand in one’s pocket
spend or provide one’s own money:
the club’s manager has offered to put his hand in his pocket to pay for a player on loan
noun (plural pocketfuls)
Middle English (in the sense ‘bag, sack’, also used as a measure of quantity): from Anglo-Norman French poket(e), diminutive of poke ‘pouch’. The verb dates from the late 16th century Compare with poke2