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overkill

noun [U]  /ˈoʊ·vərˌkɪl/ us  
much more of something than is needed or suitable: Running so fast with the competition so far behind might seem like overkill, but that’s Gardner.
Translations of “overkill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多此一舉,適得其反…
in Russian перегиб…
in Turkish fazladan olan şey, gereksiz yapılan şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多此一举,适得其反…
in Polish przesada…
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