how to pronounce crabs


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crabs is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the bay and catch crabs it's probably …”

meanings of crabs


  1. Plural of crab.
  2. Pubic lice.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crab.

crabs frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crabs occurs in english on average 1.5 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 crabs 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 crabs can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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