how to pronounce überholen


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überholen is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of überholen in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… werden verfolgt beim überholen des …”

meanings of überholen


  1. To overtake; to pass (e.g. a vehicle, a runner).
  2. To overhaul (to check, repair and/or modernize a machine).
  3. To excel; to become more or better than.

überholen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word überholen occurs in german on average 4.1 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.

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