how to pronounce overweight


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The above transcription of overweight 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.

overweight is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… who are overweight or have a large neck …”

meaning of overweight

Overweight means having a weight that is higher than what is considered healthy.

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