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overdose

[ noun oh-ver-dohs; verb oh-ver-dohs, oh-ver-dohs ]
/ noun 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢do蕣s; verb 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢do蕣s, 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞do蕣s /
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Origin of overdose

First recorded in 1680鈥90; over- + dose
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British Dictionary definitions for overdose

overdose

noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢d蓹蕣s)
(esp of drugs) an excessive dose
verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞d蓹蕣s)
to take an excessive dose or give an excessive dose to

Derived forms of overdose

overdosage, noun
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