how to pronounce oversell


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oversell is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… sugarcoat or oversell things I just tell …”

meanings of oversell


  1. To praise something to excess.
  2. To be too eager in attempting to sell something.
  3. To agree to sell more of something than one can supply.
  4. To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in sale price.

oversell frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oversell 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 oversell 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 oversell 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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