Meaning of “spill over” in the English Dictionary

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spill over

phrasal verb with spill uk /spɪl/ us /spɪl/ verb [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] spilled or UK also spilt, spilled or UK also spilt

(Definition of “spill over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spill over

phrasal verb with spill us /spɪl/ verb [ I/T ]

to reach or influence a larger area; spread:

The conflict threatens to spill over into neighboring regions.

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