how to pronounce sibling


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the above transcription of sibling 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.

sibling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sibling in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… parents or your sibling has it is much …”

meanings of sibling


  1. A person who shares a parent; one's brother or sister who one shares a parent with.
  2. The most closely related species, or one of several most closely species when none can be determined to be more closely related.
  3. A node in a data structure that shares its parent with another node.

sibling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sibling 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.

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