how to pronounce bivouac


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bivouac is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bivouac


  1. Any temporary encampment.
  2. The watch of a whole army by night, when in danger of surprise or attack.
  3. A structure formed by migratory ants out of their own bodies to protect the queen and larvae.
  4. A temporary shelter constructed generally for a few nights.
  5. An encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering.


  1. To set up camp.
  2. To encamp for the night without tents or covering.
  3. To watch at night or be on guard, as a whole army.

bivouac frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bivouac occurs in english on average 0.2 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 bivouac can be related to

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