how to pronounce overpay


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overpay is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… lit overpay a little bit from dealers …”

meanings of overpay


  1. To be more than an ample reward for.
  2. To pay too much.

overpay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overpay occurs in english on average 0.1 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 overpay 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 overpay can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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