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English definition of “overwork”


verb [I/T]    /ˌoʊ·vərˈwɜrk/
to work or make a person or animal work too hard or too long: [T] She overworks her staff. overwork    /ˈoʊ·vərˌwɜrk/ noun [U] Her headaches are likely caused by overwork. overworked    /ˌoʊ·vərˈwɜrkt/ adjective I feel overworked and underpaid.
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