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overbook

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈbʊk/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to sell more tickets or places for an aircraft, holiday, etc. than are available: The hotel was overbooked. There was no seat for me on the plane, because the airline had overbooked.
Translations of “overbook”
in Chinese (Traditional) 超額訂出,超額預訂(機位、客房等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超额订出,超额预订(机位、客房等)…
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