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overkill

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈəʊvəkɪl/
a situation in which something is done too much: Should I add an explanation or would that be overkill?Too much and unnecessary
Translations of “overkill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多此一舉,適得其反…
in Russian перегиб…
in Turkish fazladan olan şey, gereksiz yapılan şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多此一举,适得其反…
in Polish przesada…
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