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overalladjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˈɔl/
in general rather than in particular, or including all the people or things in a particular group or situation: The overall situation is good. The second act was a little long, but overall it was a good performance.
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overalladverb [before noun], adjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːl/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈɑːl/
B2 in general rather than in particular, or including all the people or things in a particular group or situation: The overall situation is good, despite a few minor problems. Overall, it has been a good year. The overall winner, after ten games, will receive $250,000.

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"overall" in Business English

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overalladjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈəʊvərɔːl/
in general rather than in particular, or including all the people or things in a particular group or situation: The overall situation is good, despite a few minor problems. A growth-oriented strategy typically concentrates on stocks that the manager believes will grow faster than the overall market. Managers were focusing on particular measures to the detriment of overall performance.
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Vehicle exports rose 36 percent overall. A majority approve overall of the job she is doing as CEO.
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