how to pronounce subfamily


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subfamily is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of subfamily


  1. A taxonomic category ranking between a family and a genus; formerly called a tribe.

subfamily frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word subfamily occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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