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overdue

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈdjuː/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈduː/
not done or happening when expected or when needed; late: My library books are a week overdue. The baby is two weeks overdue (= the baby was expected to be born two weeks ago). Changes to the tax system are long overdue. She feels she's overdue for promotion.
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