how to pronounce bypass


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bypass is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… okay and you can just bypass the traffic …”

meanings of bypass


  1. A circumvention.
  2. An alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass.
  3. An electrical shunt.
  4. A road that passes around something, such as a residential area.
  5. A section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture.


  1. To avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass.
  2. To ignore the usual channels or procedures.

bypass frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bypass occurs in english on average 3.6 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bypass


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