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adjective     overdue pronunciation in American English
  1. if something is overdue, it should have been done before now
    long overdue:

    This change in attitude is long overdue.

    overdue for:

    You’re long overdue for a dental check-up.

    1. a.
      a payment that is overdue should have been paid before now
    2. b.
      if something or someone is overdue, they should have arrived before now
    3. c.
      a library book that is overdue has not been returned to the library by the correct date
    4. d.
      a baby that is overdue has not been born by the date on which it was expected
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