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overrun

[ verb oh-ver-ruhn; noun oh-ver-ruhn ]
/ verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞r蕦n; noun 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢r蕦n /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路ran [oh-ver-ran], /藢o蕣 v蓹r藞r忙n/, o路ver路run, o路ver路run路ning.
verb (used without object), o路ver路ran [oh-ver-ran], /藢o蕣 v蓹r藞r忙n/, o路ver路run, o路ver路run路ning.
to run over; overflow: a stream that always overruns at springtime.
to exceed the proper, desired, or normal quantity, limit, order, etc.: Do you want to overrun on this next issue?
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Origin of overrun

First recorded before 900; Middle English overrennen, Old English oferyrnan; see over-, run
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British Dictionary definitions for overrun

overrun

verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞r蕦n) -runs, -running, -ran or -run
noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢r蕦n)
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