how to pronounce excess


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the above transcription of excess 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.

excess is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of excess in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… so it took the excess hair off your face …”

meaning of excess

Excess means more than is needed or wanted.

excess frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word excess occurs in english on average 19.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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