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overwork

verb [I/T]  us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈwɜrk/
to work or make a person or animal work too hard or too long: [T] She overworks her staff.
overwork
noun [U]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌwɜrk/
Her headaches are likely caused by overwork.
overworked
adjective  us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈwɜrkt/
I feel overworked and underpaid.
Translations of “overwork”
in Arabic إرهاق…
in Korean 과로…
in Malaysian kerja terlalu kuat…
in French surmenage…
in Italian troppo lavoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)勞累過度, (使)工作太累…
in Vietnamese sự làm việc quá sức…
in Spanish trabajo excesivo…
in Portuguese excesso de trabalho…
in Thai ทำงานมากไป…
in German die Überarbeitung…
in Catalan excés de feina…
in Japanese 過労…
in Indonesian bekerja terlalu keras…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)劳累过度, (使)工作太累…
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