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overbudget

[ oh-ver-buhj-it ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈbʌdʒ ɪt /
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adjective
costing or being more than the amount alloted or budgeted: The building is half-finished and it's already overbudget.
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Origin of overbudget

From prepositional phrase over budget, erroneously taken as a compound
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