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adverb [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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