how to pronounce overturn

/ˈoʊvɚˌtɝn/

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overturn is pronounced in three syllables

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oʊvɚtɝn

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

“… enough votes to overturn the georgia …”

meanings of overturn

verb:

  1. To diminish the significance of a previous defeat by winning; to make a comeback from.
  2. To reverse (a decision); to overrule or rescind.
  3. To turn over, capsize or upset.
  4. To overthrow or destroy.

noun:

  1. A turning over or upside-down; inversion.
  2. The overturning or overthrow of some institution or state of affairs; ruin.

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