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  1. overwork

    • IPA[əʊvəˈwəːk]

    英式

    • v.
      cause (someone) to work beyond their capacity or strength;work too hard
    • n.
      excessive work
    • verb: overwork, 3rd person present: overworks, gerund or present participle: overworking, past tense: overworked, past participle: overworked

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    • 1. excessive work his health broke down under the strain of overwork
    • adj.
      (of a person) having to work beyond their capacity or strength: overworked nurses do not have time to adequately prepare patients for discharge tired, overworked, demoralized staff

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a person) having to work beyond their capacity or strength: overworked nurses do not have time to adequately prepare patients for discharge tired, overworked, demoralized staff

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˌōvərˈwərk]

    美式

    • v.
      cause (someone) to work beyond their capacity or strength: employers should be aware that overworking their employees comes at a cost his bodyguards claim they've been overworked and underpaid for years
    • n.
      excessive work: his health broke down under the strain of overwork

    Oxford American Dictionary