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English definition of “overflow”


verb [I] (EMOTIONS)    /ˌəʊ.vəˈfləʊ/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚˈfloʊ/
C2 If you overflow with thoughts or feelings , you express them strongly : They were ( full to) overflowing with emotion at the birth of their baby . Suddenly , her anger overflowed.Expressing and showing feelings
(Definition of overflow verb (EMOTIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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