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verb [intransitive/transitive] overindulge pronunciation in British English /ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ/
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present tense
present participleoverindulging
past tenseoverindulged
past participleoverindulged
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  1. to allow yourself to have too much of something you enjoy, especially food or drink
    overindulge in:

    She overindulged in chocolate and felt sick.

    1. a.
      to allow someone to do or have whatever they want

      It’s always a temptation to overindulge your children.

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 overindulge pronunciation in British English /ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒəns/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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