how to pronounce monkey


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the above transcription of monkey 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.

monkey is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to the Scopes Monkey Trial all the way …”

meaning of monkey

A monkey is a type of primate.

monkey frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word monkey occurs in english on average 14.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to monkey


words that rhyme with monkey


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