how to pronounce overgrowth


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overgrowth is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… algae overgrowth Andrew Falzon met with …”

meanings of overgrowth


  1. An excessive growth or increase in numbers, as in a population of weeds or microbes.
  2. Excessive size; usually caused by over-production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.
  3. A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else. A tangle of growth occurring at the top of trees involving vines and branches, common in jungles.

overgrowth frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overgrowth occurs in english on average 0.3 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 overgrowth 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 overgrowth can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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