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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overspend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Harassed or fatigued to an extreme degree.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • If the MoD system cost £7. 15Bn, and is £180M overspent, that is an overspend of 2.5%.

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  • Unfortunately, her naive notion that the nation simply "overspent" opens her points to criticism of being simply surface-level.

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  • Ms. POLTERA: I'm not really excited about him as a candidate; he's kind of overspent in Washington.

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  • The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria agrees that the Ukrainian government has in the past "overspent" on AIDS drugs.

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  • They believe people of color overspent which is why they lost their homes and that immigrants are stealing all the jobs, said Tyner.

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  • This despite the raw mathematical fact that between Fiscal 2009 and Fiscal 2010 we're going to spend $3.1 trillion more than the government takes in, which incidentally is about $2.7 trillion more than was being "overspent" before the collapse.

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  • Yoo goes on to say he thinks Bush and his fellow Republicans "overspent" and expanded government too much, which sent budget deficits soaring.

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  • "overspent" money on uplift schemes during the last year.


  • Our nation will be prosperous again, just hope everyone who overspent, bought too big a house with too little money, and the banks that lent the money have learned their lesson! ric

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  • La Cure Gourmande looks like what might happen if Willy Wonka and Mary Poppins collaborated on a cookie and candy shop; the hostesses are a little too pushy with the samples, but the tactic works—you'll leave having overspent vastly on bonbons.

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