how to pronounce hibernation


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hibernation is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of hibernation


  1. A standby state which conserves power without losing the contents of memory.
  2. A state of inactivity and metabolic depression in animals during winter.
  3. A state of minimum power consumption.

hibernation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hibernation occurs in english on average 1.6 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 hibernation 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 hibernation can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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