how to pronounce oversleep


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oversleep is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… almost when you oversleep it usually …”

meanings of oversleep


  1. To sleep for longer than intended.
  2. To sleep beyond (a given time), to sleep through (an event etc.).
  3. To sleep for longer than one intended.

oversleep frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oversleep occurs in english on average 0 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 oversleep 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 oversleep can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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