how to pronounce oversimplify


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oversimplify is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… want to oversimplify it he finds that …”

meanings of oversimplify


  1. To explain or present something in a way that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand.

oversimplify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oversimplify 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 oversimplify 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 oversimplify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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