how to pronounce overstep


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overstep is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of overstep


  1. To move with a gait such that the hind foot touches the ground forward of the point where the front foot touches the ground.
  2. To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.
  3. To take a step in which the foot touches ground too far forward.


  1. A movement in which one oversteps.
  2. A gait in which the hind foot touches ground in front of where the front foot touches the ground.

overstep frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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