how to pronounce overstay


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overstay is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of overstay


  1. To remain present beyond the limits of.
  2. To remain present after the agreed or appropriate departure time.


  1. The act of staying too long.

overstay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overstay 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 overstay 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 overstay 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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