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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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