how to pronounce tribal


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tribal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… your way to some tribal group or see the …”

meanings of tribal


  1. Of or relating to tribes.
  2. Based on or organized according to tribes.


  1. A design or image that has been influenced by indigenous peoples; especially such a tattoo.

tribal frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tribal occurs in english on average 8.3 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 tribal 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 tribal can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tribal


words that rhyme with tribal


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