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"overblown" in British English

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overblownadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈbləʊn/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈbloʊn/ disapproving
bigger or more ​important or ​impressive than it should be: an overblown ​newsstory His ​style of ​conducting is ​precise and ​delicate, never overblown.
(Definition of overblown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overblown" in American English

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overblownadjective

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˈbloʊn/
made to ​seem more ​important or ​bigger than what is really ​true: As for the ​wagegap, Davis says it's overblown.
(Definition of overblown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overblown”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸张的, 过分渲染的…
in Turkish şişirilmiş, abartılmış, abartılı…
in Russian непомерно раздутый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇張的, 過分渲染的…
in Polish wyolbrzymiony…
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