[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌspɛnd/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəspˈɛnd/ ]
  1. spend more than available of (a budget)
  2. spend at a high rate
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How To Use overspend In A Sentence

  • He vowed to continue to expose overspending. The Sun
  • The council seems likely to overspend this year.
  • We don't go to the opera; we overspend on the simplest facets of life. Times, Sunday Times
  • The news of the overspend comes as work continues at the shore end of the pier to build a new entrance bridge across the road.
  • This was misleading because you did see the charges, just not the overspending. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some fear that the crunch point could come sooner as a third of hospitals are overspending already. Times, Sunday Times
  • The liberal democrats wanted a more modest overspend ... seven million.
  • I believe that the abolition of £5 notes from Britain's cash machines has contributed to our tendency to overspend.
  • I am in dire financial straits, though not through overspending. The Sun
  • Hospitals are already heading for a 2 billion overspend this year. Times, Sunday Times
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