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English definition of “overspill”

overspill

noun [S or U]     /ˈəʊ.və.spɪl/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚ-/ UK
people who move out of a crowded city and into other towns or villages near the city : the overspill from London/the London overspill an overspill housing estate .People who live or settle somewhere
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