how to pronounce gibbon


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gibbon is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of gibbon


  1. A small ape of the family Hylobatidae with long limbs, which it uses to travel through rainforests by swinging from branch to branch.


  1. A surname​.

gibbon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gibbon occurs in english on average 0.8 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 gibbon 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 gibbon can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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