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.

overweight frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word overweight occurs in english on average 5.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics overweight 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 overweight can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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