how to pronounce overtake


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the above transcription of overtake 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.

overtake is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… be able to overtake whoo and that's …”

meaning of overtake

To overtake means to pass or go past someone or something.

overtake frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word overtake occurs in english on average 2.4 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 overtake 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 overtake can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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