how to pronounce surpass


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the above transcription of surpass 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.

surpass is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… debt is going to surpass our GDP if you …”

meanings of surpass


  1. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.

surpass frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word surpass 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 surpass 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 surpass can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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