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overwithhold

[ oh-ver-with-hohld, -with- ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r w瑟胃藞ho蕣ld, -w瑟冒- /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路with路held, o路ver路with路hold路ing.
to withhold too much.
to deduct (an amount in withholding tax) in excess of the tax to be paid.
verb (used without object), o路ver路with路held, o路ver路with路hold路ing.
to withhold oneself excessively.
to deduct too much withholding tax.
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Origin of overwithhold

First recorded in 1970鈥75; over- + withhold
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