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overflow

[ verb oh-ver-floh; noun oh-ver-floh ]
/ verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞flo蕣; noun 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢flo蕣 /
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verb (used without object), o路ver路flowed, o路ver路flown, o路ver路flow路ing.
verb (used with object), o路ver路flowed, o路ver路flown, o路ver路flow路ing.
noun
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Origin of overflow

before 900; Middle English overflowen,Old English oferfl艒wan.See over-, flow

OTHER WORDS FROM overflow

o路ver路flow路a路ble, adjectiveo路ver路flow路ing路ly, adverbun路o路ver路flow路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for overflow

overflow

verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞fl蓹蕣) -flows or -flowing or -flowed or formerly -flown
noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢fl蓹蕣)
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