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English definition of “overrun”


verb [T]    /ˌoʊ·vərˈrʌn/ (present participle overrunning, past tense overran  /ˌoʊ·vərˈræn/, past participle overrun)
to spread over an area quickly and in large numbers : The city has become increasingly unpleasant because it is overrun with tourists .
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