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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To issue reservations for (as an airplane flight) in excess of the space available.

Usage examples (40)
  • And they alway overbook way too much. ms mac toocrazy
  • That's one big reason airlines overbook flights, after all.
  • Like the airlines, these medical plans overbook their schedules.
  • FROMMER: They overbook flights because they'd lose money otherwise. for more
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