how to pronounce overpass


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The above transcription of overpass 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.

overpass is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… under an overpass okay and it's called …”

meanings of overpass


  1. To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.
  2. To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.
  3. To disregard, skip, or miss something.


  1. A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc.

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