how to pronounce leftover


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the above transcription of leftover 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.

leftover is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… asteroids are the leftover debris from …”

meanings of leftover


  1. Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
  2. Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.


  1. Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.

leftover frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word leftover occurs in english on average 11.9 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 leftover 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 leftover can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to leftover


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