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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of overtime

First recorded in 1530鈥40; over- + time
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use overtime in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for overtime

overtime

noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢ta瑟m)
  1. work at a regular job done in addition to regular working hours
  2. (as modifier)overtime pay
the rate of pay established for such work
time in excess of a set period
sport, US and Canadian extra time
adverb (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢ta瑟m)
beyond the regular or stipulated time
verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞ta瑟m)
(tr) to exceed the required time for (a photographic exposure)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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