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overrun

verb /əuvəˈran/ ( present participle overrunning, past tense overran /-ˈran/, past participle overrun)
to fill, occupy or take possession of
invadir, tomar; estar plagado de
The house was overrun with mice.
to continue longer than intended
rebasar, exceder
The programme overran by five minutes.
(Definition of overrun from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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