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overworked

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈwɜːkt/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈwɝːkt/
C1 having to work too much: an overworked civil servant I'm overworked and underpaid. used to describe language that has been used too much and has lost its meaning: The article was full of overworked expressions.
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