how to pronounce cabal


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the above transcription of cabal is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cabal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… by the deep state or cabal or we know …”

meanings of cabal


  1. A putative, secret organization of individuals gathered for a political purpose.
  2. An identifiable group within the tradition of Discordianism.
  3. A secret plot.


  1. To engage in the activities of a cabal.


  1. A surname​.

cabal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cabal occurs in english on average 3.8 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 cabal 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 cabal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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