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"overtax" in British English

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overtaxverb [T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈtæks/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈtæks/
  • overtax verb [T] (DIFFICULTY)

to cause to feel tired or confused as a result of doing too much or doing something too difficult: Remember you've been ill, and don't overtax yourself. This problem is overtaxing my brain.
(Definition of overtax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overtax" in Business English

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overtaxverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈtæks/
TAX to demand too much tax from someone or to put too much tax on goods: "We overtax the poor," the Senator claimed. Food and clothing should not be overtaxed.
to make people, a system, a machine, etc. do more than they can do: Filling so many jobs at once would overtax the department.
(Definition of overtax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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