how to pronounce beehive


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beehive is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of beehive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… okay um so the Beehive collective does …”

meanings of beehive


  1. A type of anti-personnel ammunition round containing flechettes, and characterised by the buzzing sound made as they fly through the air.
  2. A women's hairstyle, popular in the 1960s, in which long hair is styled into a hive-shaped form on top of the head and usually held in place with lacquer.
  3. An enclosed structure in which some species of honey bees (genus Apis) live and raise their young.
  4. A particular style of hat.
  5. In Conway's Game of Life, a particular still life configuration with a rounded appearance.
  6. A man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey.
  7. Alternative form of Beehive.
  8. Any place full of activity, or in which people are very busy.
  9. A 12- to 13-year-old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church.


  1. New Zealand government.
  2. The executive wing of the New Zealand parliament buildings.


  1. To fill (a place) with busy activity.

beehive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word beehive occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics beehive can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that beehive can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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