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oversleepverb [I]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsliːp/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (overslept, overslept)
to ​sleep for ​longer than you ​intended to and so ​wake up late: I ​missed the ​bus this ​morning because I overslept again.
(Definition of oversleep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oversleepverb [I]

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈslip/ (past tense and past participle overslept  /ˌoʊ·vərˈslept/ )
to ​sleeplonger or ​later than you ​intended to: I ​missed the ​bus because I overslept.
(Definition of oversleep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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