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overkillnoun [U]

us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌkɪl/
much more of something than is needed or suitable: Running so fast with the competition so far behind might seem like overkill, but that’s Gardner.
(Definition of overkill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overkill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多此一举,适得其反…
in Turkish fazladan olan şey, gereksiz yapılan şey…
in Russian перегиб…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多此一舉,適得其反…
in Polish przesada…
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