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adverb     overnight pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    during the night, or from one evening until the next morning

    We travelled overnight.

    They stayed overnight at the hotel.

    Soak the beans overnight in cold water.

  2. 2
    in a very short time

    Don’t expect to become famous overnight.

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