over- prefix Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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over-prefix

 us   /ˌoʊ·vər/

over- prefix (MORE THAN)

too much or more than usual: overpriced overdressed He’s always been an overachiever.
Translations of “over-”
in Korean 과-, 너무 -한…
in Arabic أكثر من اللازِم (لاحِقة)…
in Portuguese muito…
in Catalan massa…
in Japanese ~すぎる…
in Italian troppo, eccessivamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太, 太,過分…
in Russian пере-, сверх-…
in Turkish çok fazla anlamında önek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太, 太,过分…
in Polish nad-, prze-, zbyt…
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