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prefix over- pronunciation in British English /əʊvə(r)/
  1. 1
    too much: used with many verbs, nouns, or adjectives

    an overreaction

  2. 2
    more than: used with some nouns

    a club for the over-sixties (=people who are more than 60 years old)

  3. 3
    on, or above: used with some nouns
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  4. 4
    on top of: used with some nouns

    over-trousers (=trousers worn on top of other trousers to protect them)

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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