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    Fledgling vs Fledging

    Dear Teachers

    Actually, I asked this question before. But today, I saw in Merriam-Webster (below link and attached image) that the "ing" form of Fledge is "Fledging". I would like to seek you advice if it is a typo mistake, or just another form of fledgling.

    Fledging in Merriam-Webster
    Fledge - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary




    Please advise

    Anthony the learner
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    Re: Fledgling vs Fledging

    "Fledgling" is a noun. A fledgling is a bird that has just fledged.

    "Fledging" is the -ing form of the verb "fledge".

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    Re: Fledgling vs Fledging

    A fledgling is often a fledgeling in BrE.

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