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Pronunciation of Overflows: Learn how to pronounce Overflows in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word overflow:

verb
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈfləʊ/
[no object]
(especially of a liquid) flow over the brim of a receptacle:
chemicals overflowed from a storage tank
[with object]:
the river overflowed its banks
(of a container) be so full that the contents go over the sides:
boxes overflowing with bright flowers
(as adjective overflowing)
an overflowing ashtray
(of a space) be so crowded that people spill out:
the waiting area was overflowing
[with object] flood or flow over (a surface or area):
her hair overflowed her shoulders
(overflow with) be very full of (an emotion or quality):
her heart overflowed with joy
noun
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəfləʊ/
1 [mass noun] the flowing over of a liquid:
there was some overflow after heavy rainfall
[count noun]:
an overflow of sewage
[in singular] the excess or surplus not able to be accommodated by an available space:
to accommodate the overflow five more offices have been built
2 (also overflow pipe) (in a bath or sink) an outlet for excess water.
3 [mass noun] Computing the generation of a number or other data item which is too large for the assigned location or memory space.