Meaning of “overstep” in the English Dictionary

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"overstep" in American English

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overstepverb [ T ]

us /ˌoʊ·vərˈstep/ -pp-

to go beyond what is permitted or acceptable:

He overstepped his authority in agreeing to those terms.

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