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verb [intransitive]     overcompensate pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleovercompensating
past tenseovercompensated
past participleovercompensated
  1. to do more than you need to do in trying to correct a fault
    overcompensate for:

    Don’t overcompensate for your lack of experience by driving too slowly.

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     overcompensation pronunciation in British English
/ˌəʊvə(r)ˌkɒmpənˈseɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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