how to pronounce overuse


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the above transcription of overuse 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.

overuse is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of overuse pronunciation

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

“… don't overuse me you did it now you did …”

meanings of overuse


  1. To use too much of.


  1. Excessive use.

overuse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overuse occurs in english on average 1.4 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 overuse 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 overuse can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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