Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overclaim.

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Examples

  • None of these MPs face the prospect of being brought to justice, despite everyone knowing that 'overclaiming' expenses is fraud, pure and simple.

    Socialist Party

  • This morning it is that many MPs have been overclaiming for their council tax, with one HONOURABLE member overclaiming by some £6000!

    Police Investigate MP’s Expenses « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Writing in the Guardian today, Alexander Chancellor notes the irony of the press hounding MPs for overclaiming their expenses when journalists are themselves famous for their ingenuity in this field.

    Journalists, MPs and their expenses

  • "It's usually an indication either that the patents are invalid, or they're overclaiming them," said Lemley, whose law firm represents Google and Netflix in unrelated matters.

    Google, Facebook and Apple among 11 companies targeted in patent lawsuit

  • While there is certainly reason to celebrate, one danger in overclaiming what the moment means is that we all may confuse this particular milestone -- one in which a spectacular man breaks through a monumental racial barrier -- with the broader reach of King's dream, that of ending the everyday racial realities that shape the lives of everyday people.

    Kimberle Crenshaw: Dr. King's True Legacy: A Lesson for Progressives in the Age of Obama

  • “Gordon Brown forced to repay another £200 expenses after overclaiming on second home”

    Brown booed by crowd. How long can Wee Gurning Jimmy Brown last, now?

  • Unfortunately, in 2000 with a press corps largely disillusioned with Clinton and convinced that Gore was “phony,” the little things—the overclaiming, the exaggerations, the miscues of tone and tactics—would become the biggest factors of all.

    No Excuses

  • Perhaps it was intentional overclaiming -- they thought that some (at least token) judicial opversight was inevitable, so focusing the issue on whether the courts have * any* role was a strategy for allowing the Court to assert power without really constraining the executive on the merits ...

    Balkinization

  • We don't want to get in a position of overclaiming for it.

    Remarks With Nafta Opinion Leaders

  • And it warned that JobCentre Plus, which operates the scheme, makes no checks on how the money is spent and does not know the extent of fraud or overclaiming.

    icSolihull

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