how to pronounce overpaid


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overpaid is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… self-important overpaid social engineers …”

meanings of overpaid


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of overpay.

overpaid frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overpaid occurs in english on average 0.5 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 overpaid 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 overpaid can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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