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prefix over- pronunciation in British English /əʊvə(r)/
  1. 1
    too much: used with many verbs, nouns, or adjectives
    to overheat
    an overreaction
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  2. 2
    more than: used with some nouns
    a club for the over-sixties (=people who are more than 60 years old)
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  3. 3
    on, or above: used with some nouns
    travelling overland
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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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