how to pronounce gang


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gang is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… for one of the gang members so it's …”

meanings of gang


  1. A group of politicians united in furtherance of a political goal.
  2. A chain gang.
  3. A number of switches or other electrical devices wired into one unit and covered by one faceplate.
  4. A group of laborers under one foreman; a squad.
  5. A group of criminals or alleged criminals who band together for mutual protection and profit.
  6. A criminal group with a common cultural background and identifying features, often associated with a particular section of a city.
  7. A number going in company; a number of friends or persons associated for a particular purpose.
  8. A combination of similar tools or implements arranged so as, by acting together, to save time or labor; a set.
  9. A going, journey; a course, path, track.
  10. A set; all required for an outfit.
  11. An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.
  12. Alternative form of gangue.
  13. A group of wires attached as a bundle.


  1. To attach similar items together to form a larger unit.
  2. Pronunciation spelling of gan.
  3. To go; walk; proceed.
  4. Synonym of gangbang: to have sex with a single partner as a gang.

gang frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word gang occurs in english on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gang 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 gang can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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