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English definition of “overlap”


noun [C or U] (SAME AREA)    /ˈəʊ.və.læp/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚ-/
the amount by which two things or activities cover the same area : The roof tiles will need an overlap of several centimetres . There are some overlaps between the products of the two companies .Covering and adding layers
(Definition of overlap noun (SAME AREA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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