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overrun

verb [I]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈrʌn/ (overrunning, overran, overrun)
to continue past an agreed or expected limit, especially a finishing time or a cost: Analysts say the cost of the improvements are bound to overrun.overrun by 10 minutes/2 weeks/$1 million, etc. The 45 minutes allocated for the briefing overran by almost 30 minutes.
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