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I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award.
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Meaning of "Gibbons" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIBBONS

Gibbons  [ˈɡɪbənz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIBBONS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gibbons is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIBBONS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gibbons

Notable people named Gibbons include: ▪ Abigail Hopper Gibbons, an American schoolteacher, abolitionist, and social welfare activist ▪ Alan Gibbons, a British author ▪ Beth Gibbons (born 1965), a British singer ▪ Billy Gibbons, a guitarist for ZZ Top ▪ Carroll Gibbons (1903–1954), an American-born British bandleader ▪ Cedric Gibbons (1893–1960), an American art director ▪ Christopher Gibbons (1615–1676), an English composer, son of Orlando ▪ Dave Gibbons, a British writer and artist of comics ▪ David Gibbons (Bermudian politician), a Prime Minister of Bermuda ▪ Edward Stanley Gibbons (1840–1913), a philatelist and founder of Stanley Gibbons Ltd. ▪ Euell Theophilus Gibbons (1911–1975), an outdoorsman and proponent of natural diets ▪ Gary Gibbons, a British theoretical physicist ▪ Gillian Gibbons, a British woman arrested for naming a teddybear Muhammad in Sudan ▪ Grinling Gibbons (1648–1721), a master wood carver ▪ J. Whitfield Gibbons, American herpetologist ▪ James Gibbons (1834–1921), a Cardinal Archbishop of Baltimore, 1877–1921. See also Jim Gibbons for other "Jim Gibbons".

Definition of Gibbons in the English dictionary

The definition of Gibbons in the dictionary is Grinling. 1648–1721, English sculptor and woodcarver, noted for his delicate carvings of fruit, flowers, birds, etc. Other definition of Gibbons is Orlando. 1583–1625, English organist and composer, esp of anthems, motets, and madrigals.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIBBONS


buttons
ˈbʌtənz
commons
ˈkɒmənz
communications
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz
conditions
kənˈdɪʃənz
congratulations
kənˌɡrætjʊˈleɪʃənz
connections
kəˈnɛkʃənz
directions
dɪˈrɛkʃənz
Evans
ˈɛvənz
gardens
ˈɡɑːdənz
horizons
həˈraɪzənz
instructions
ɪnˈstrʌkʃənz
jibbons
ˈdʒɪbənz
limitations
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃənz
Lions
ˈlaɪənz
millions
ˈmɪljənz
occasions
əˈkeɪʒənz
persons
ˈpɜːsənz
relations
rɪˈleɪʃənz
ribbons
ˈrɪbənz
sessions
ˈsɛʃənz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIBBONS

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Gibberd
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gibberellin
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gibbosity
gibbous
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Gibbs
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WORDS THAT END LIKE GIBBONS

accommodations
admissions
alterations
combinations
demons
foundations
frequently asked questions
go through the motions
Hons
intentions
jump to conclusions
provisions
public relations
reflections
representations
telecommunications
the Commons
tons
transactions
United Nations

Synonyms and antonyms of Gibbons in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Gibbons» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIBBONS

Find out the translation of Gibbons to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Gibbons from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Gibbons» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

吉本斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gibbons
570 millions of speakers

English

Gibbons
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिबन्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جيبونز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гиббонс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gibbons
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিবনস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gibbons
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gibbons
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gibbons
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギボンズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기븐스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gibbons
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vượn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிப்பன்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिब्न्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gibbons
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gibbons
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gibbons
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гіббонс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gibbons
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Gibbons
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gibbons
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gibbons
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gibbons
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gibbons

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIBBONS»

The term «Gibbons» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.878 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIBBONS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gibbons

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6 QUOTES WITH «GIBBONS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gibbons.
1
Meg Cabot
My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons.
2
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Philately is normally a boys' hobby but for some reason it was in vogue at my junior school. Between the ages of eight and ten I collected avidly. I'd pore over my Stanley Gibbons book, obsessively checking my collection's value. I always hoped I'd stumble across a really valuable one, a Penny Black or an Inverted Jenny, but it wasn't to be.
3
Wolfman Jack
Some people said my acting was a cross between Euell Gibbons, Rodney Allen Rippy and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.
4
Vincente Minnelli
Cedric Gibbons was the grand cardinal of the art department.
5
Aaron Neville
I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award.
6
Gene Tunney
My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing, speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIBBONS»

Discover the use of Gibbons in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gibbons and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Game Theory for Applied Economists
This book introduces one of the most powerful tools of modern economics to a wide audience: those who will later construct or consume game-theoretic models.
Robert Gibbons, 1992
2
Gibbons
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of these Lesser Apes which live in the rain forests of Malaysia, Thailand, and Southeast Asia.
Mae Woods, 1998
3
Cold Comfort Farm
At the aptly named Cold Comfort Farm, she meets the doomed Starkadders: cousin Judith, heaving with remorse for unspoken wickedness; Amos, preaching fire and damnation; their sons, lustful Seth and despairing Reuben; child of nature Elfine; ...
Stella Gibbons, 2006
4
Ellen Foster
After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Kaye Gibbons, 1987
5
Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead
" --"Vintage Guitar""Reveals the tales behind dozens of his favorite guitars, and offers the lowdown on 10 of his hottest hot rods. . . . Of course, the book also offers plenty of Gibbons' Texas-fueled pearls of wisdom.
Billy F Gibbons, 2011
6
The First Human
Through scrupulous research and vivid first-person reporting, The First Human reveals the perils and the promises of fossil hunting on a grand competitive scale. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ann Gibbons, 2007
7
Teaching Dance: The Spectrum of Styles
Supported by illustrations, examples, sample lesson plans, criteria sheets, activity suggestions and discussion questions, this work is designed for use as a textbook for student teachers and a resource for the professional teacher.
Elizabeth Gibbons, 2007
8
Nonparametric Statistical Inference, Fourth Edition: Revised ...
Thoroughly revised and reorganized, the fourth edition presents in-depth coverage of the theory and methods of the most widely used nonparametric procedures in statistical analysis and offers example applications appropriate for all areas ...
Jean Dickinson Gibbons, Subhabrata Chakraborti, 2014
9
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Longitudinal data analysis for biomedical and behavioral sciences This innovative book sets forth and describes methods for the analysis of longitudinaldata, emphasizing applications to problems in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Donald Hedeker, Robert D. Gibbons, 2006
10
The Economic Value of Water
Gibbons examines the water supply problem through five case studies.
Diana C. Gibbons, 1986

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIBBONS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gibbons is used in the context of the following news items.
1
One-on-One with Jays' Gibbons
Prior to Sunday's series finale with the Royals, TSN.ca sat down with manager John Gibbons to recap the first half and to attempt to get a better ... «TSN, Jul 15»
2
Two Nassau police officers to be recognized Monday for nabbing …
Nassau Police Benevolence Association officials said the duo -- Officer Robert Gibbons and Officer Edward Carlson -- nabbed a man who had ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
3
William Conrad Gibbons, Dogged Writer Who Chronicled Vietnam …
William Conrad Gibbons, a foreign policy expert at the Library of Congress whose multivolume account of the relationship between Congress ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
St Frideswide in church of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford
... through love' in the abiding presence of God. Fr Robin Gibbons is an Eastern Rite Chaplain for the Melkite Greek Catholics in Great Britain. «Independent Catholic News, Jul 15»
5
Freedom's Gibbons, Kohout 'shut the door' on Otters in game two of …
The Florence Freedom split a doubleheader with the Evansville Otters at UC Health Stadium on Thursday. Evansville knocked off Florence in ... «User-generated content, Jul 15»
6
Republican Party singles out Gibbons for tweet
Gibbons, D-10, Franklin Township, tweeted on the social networking website Twitter.com that state higher education institutions like Slippery ... «Timesonline.com, Jul 15»
7
Missing hoolock gibbons worry conservation experts
Guwahati: Alarmed by the disappearance of Eastern hoolock gibbons from the reserved forests of Sadiya subdivision in Tinsukia district, ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
8
William Conrad Gibbons, Vietnam War historian, dies at 88
William Conrad Gibbons, a Library of Congress researcher whose multivolume "The U.S. Government and the Vietnam War" is regarded as ... «Stars and Stripes, Jul 15»
9
Bowdoin's Gibbons Fellows Get Technical
Six students this summer have Bowdoin grants to find creative technical answers to academic questions. The Gibbons Summer Research ... «Bowdoin News, Jul 15»
10
Blue Jays' manager Gibbons on Samardzija: 'We'd love to have him'
Before tossing a complete game shutout against the Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox ace (and potential trade chip) Jeff Samardzija was ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»

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