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English definition of “overhear”

overhear

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈhɪər/ (past tense and past participle overheard)
to hear what someone is saying when they are not talking to you: [+ doing sth] I overheard him telling her he was leaving.Using the ears
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