how to pronounce oversize


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the above transcription of oversize 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.

oversize is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a wonderful building on oversize plot …”

meanings of oversize


  1. To make larger, or too large.
  2. To cover with size or gluey matter.
  3. To exceed in size.


  1. Larger than normal.
  2. Excessively large.


  1. The increased size of the bore of an engine when it is rebored.

oversize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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