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uk   us   /ˌəʊvərɪkˈstendɪd/
FINANCE having ​spent too much ​money, or ​borrowed more ​money than you can ​pay back: Typically, it is ​people in their late 30s with ​mortgagecommitments who ​find themselves overextended. He ​predicted that the nation's overextended ​banks would ​start to ​fail.
having more ​work or other ​activities than you can ​manage: The ​survey showed dads ​feel overextended and underappreciated.
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