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Main Entry: 1over·flow
Pronunciation: secondarystressomacr-vschwar-primarystressflomacr
Function: verb
1 : to cover with or as if with water : INUNDATE
2 : to flow over the brim or top of <the river overflowed its banks>
3 : to flow over bounds <the creek overflows every spring>
4 : to fill a space up and spread beyond its limits <the paragraph overflowed the page>

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