overrun

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌəʊvərˈrʌn/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. ˌoʊvɚˈrʌn; n. ˈoʊvɚˌrʌn/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. ō′vər run; n. ōvər run′)



Inflections of 'overrun' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
overruns
v 3rd person singular
overrunning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
overran
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
overrun
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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overrun

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [time, cost, distance] overrun
  2. a [meeting, class] overrun of [ten] minutes
  3. losses [due to, caused by] a cost overrun
  4. a cost overrun on the [project, construction]
  5. [avoid, prevent] overruns on the [platform, runway]
  6. a [brake, lever] to prevent airplane overrun
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