Meaning of “overdrive” in the English Dictionary

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overdrivenoun [ U ]

us /ˈoʊ·vərˌdrɑɪv/

a state of great activity, effort, or hard work:

The show’s cast went into overdrive to prepare for the first performance.

(Definition of “overdrive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)