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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Agree to deliver (for a price) more than is available.

Usage examples (37)
  • We will not 'oversell' nor over-claim about our readership.
  • Perhaps in his next edition he can include the term "oversell," but it might not need explanation.
  • - Unlike so many other genre conventions, Creation Entertainment has a strict company policy not to "oversell" our conventions.
  • As a sales guy, I can smell an oversell a mile away. for more
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