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overdosenoun [C]

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.dəʊs/ us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.doʊs/
informal OD too much of a drug taken or given at one time, either intentionally or by accident: When he was 17 he took an overdose of sleeping pills and nearly died. Jimi Hendrix died of a drug overdose.UK also a drugs overdose
humorous too much of something: After watching two operas, I was suffering from an overdose of culture.

overdoseverb [I]

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.dəʊs/ us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.doʊs/
informal OD to take too much of a drug: She overdosed on aspirin and died.
humorous to have too much of something: I think I've just overdosed on cheesecake!
(Definition of overdose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overdosenoun [C]

us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌdoʊs/
an amount of a medicine or drug that is too large: an accidental overdose of acetaminophen
overdose
verb [I] us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈdoʊs, ˈoʊ·vərˌdoʊs/ abbreviation slang OD, us   /ˈoʊˈdi/
(Definition of overdose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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