how to pronounce overgrown


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overgrown is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of overgrown


  1. Having large numbers of plants which have become too big, and are hence spoiling the picturesqueness of a garden.
  2. Having grown bigger without developing maturity or changing character.


  1. Past participle of overgrow.

overgrown frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word overgrown occurs in english on average 2 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 overgrown 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 overgrown can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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