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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Spend at a high rate; Spend more than available of (a budget).

Usage examples (40)
  • The "overspend" on the nGMS contract has occurred in all four countries of the UK.
  • The MoD will also have to address a £38bn "overspend" in its budget over the next 10 years.
  • There are two things here - first, they "overspend" and Treasury increases taxes.
  • A government can "overspend" by spending more than it has, and can close that gap by raising taxes. for more
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