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overage

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[ oh-ver-eyj ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈeɪdʒ /
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adjective

beyond the acceptable or desired age: overage for the draft.
older than usual or expected for the activity, position, etc.: an overage baseball player who still outperforms many rookies.
too old to be serviceable; antiquated: She drives an overage car.

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Origin of overage

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First recorded in 1885–90; over- + age

Definition for overage (2 of 2)

overage2
[ oh-ver-ij ]
/ ˈoʊ vər ɪdʒ /

noun Commerce.

an excess supply of merchandise.
the value of goods in excess of the amount called for by stock records; money in excess of the amount called for by sales records.

Origin of overage

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First recorded in 1940–45; over- + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for overage

overage
/ (ˌəʊvərˈeɪdʒ) /

adjective

beyond a specified age
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