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overachieve

[oh-ver-uh-cheev] /ˌoʊ vər əˈtʃiv/
verb (used without object), overachieved, overachieving.
1.
to perform, especially academically, above the potential indicated by tests of one's mental ability or aptitude.
2.
to perform better or achieve more than expected, especially by others.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; over- + achieve, or by back formation from overachiever
Related forms
overachievement, noun
overachiever, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for over achieve

overachieve

/ˌəʊvərəˈtʃiːv/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to perform (for example, in examinations) better than would be expected on the basis of one's age or talents
Derived Forms
overachiever, noun
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