how to pronounce overhearing


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the above transcription of overhearing 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.

overhearing is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… is overhearing this sequence they won't …”

meanings of overhearing


  1. Present participle of overhear.


  1. The act by which something is overheard.

overhearing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overhearing occurs in english on average 0.6 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 overhearing 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 overhearing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to overhearing


words that rhyme with overhearing


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