how to pronounce overture


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the above transcription of overture 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.

overture is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… orchestra doesn't play an overture right …”

meaning of overture

Overture is a musical introduction to a play, opera, or ballet.

overture frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overture occurs in english on average 1.2 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 overture 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 overture can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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