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English definition of “overrun”


verb [I or T] (GO PAST)    /ˌəʊ.vəˈrʌn/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (present participle overrunning, past tense overran, past participle overrun)
to continue past an intended limit , especially a finishing time or a cost : My evening class overran by ten minutes . It looks as if we're going to overrun our budget .Continue and last overrun     /ˌəʊ.vəˈrʌn/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚˈrʌn/ noun [C] Costs and expenses
(Definition of overrun verb (GO PAST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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