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overdrawn

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈdrɔːn/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈdrɑːn/
C1 having taken more money out of your bank account than the account contained, or (of a bank account) having had more money taken from it than was originally in it: They were overdrawn by £150, so they couldn't write any cheques. The account was overdrawn.
overdraw
verb [I or T] uk   /-ˈdrɔː/  us   /-ˈdrɑː/ (overdrew, overdrawn)
I overdrew my account by £20.
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