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  1. overrun

    • v.
      spread over or occupy (a place) in large numbers;move or extend over or beyond
    • n.
      an instance of something exceeding an expected or allowed time or cost;the movement or extension of something beyond an expected or allotted position
    • verb: overrun, 3rd person present: overruns, gerund or present participle: overrunning, past tense: overran, past participle: overrun

    • noun: overrun, plural noun: overruns

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    • 1. an instance of something exceeding an expected or allowed time or cost the cost overrun caused the company's share price to fall
    • 2. the movement or extension of something beyond an expected or allotted position the system acts as a brake to prevent cable overrun the pilot thinks he is braking as hard as possible but has the risk of an overrun
    • a clear area beyond the end of a runway the aircraft crossed the overrun and rolled down an embankment
    • 3. the movement of a vehicle at a speed greater than is imparted by the engine the engines have overrun fuel cut-off
    • past of overrun

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • past of overrun

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • v.
      spread over or occupy (a place) in large numbers: the Mediterranean has been overrun by tourists the northern frontier was overrun by invaders
    • n.
      an instance of something exceeding an expected or allowed time or cost: an unexpectedly large cost overrun in the program

    Oxford American Dictionary