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English definition of “overstay”

overstay

verb [I or T]     /ˌəʊ.vəˈsteɪ/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to stay longer in a place than you are allowed or wanted : Be careful not to overstay your visa . They left the party at 11 p.m., careful not to overstay their welcome .Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of overstay verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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