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overpowerverb [T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpaʊər/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈpaʊ.ɚ/
to defeat someone by having greater strength or power: The gunman was finally overpowered by three security guards.
If a smell or feeling overpowers you, it is so strong that it makes you feel weak or ill: The heat/smell of gas overpowered me as I went into the house.
(Definition of overpower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overpowerverb [T]

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈpɑʊ·ər, -ˈpɑʊər/
to defeat someone by having greater strength or power: The team’s forward is strong enough to overpower smaller defenders and quick enough to drive past bigger ones.
overpowering
adjective  us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈpɑʊ·ər·ɪŋ, -ˈpɑʊər·ɪŋ/
His overpowering laugh made him immediately identifiable, even in a crowded room.
(Definition of overpower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“overpower” in American English

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