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overprint

[v. oh-ver-print; n. oh-ver-print] /v. ˌoʊ vərˈprɪnt; n. ˈoʊ vərˌprɪnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
Printing. to print additional material or another color on a form or sheet previously printed.
noun
2.
Printing. a quantity of printing in excess of that desired; overrun.
3.
Philately.
  1. any word, inscription, or device written or printed on the face of a stamp that alters, limits, or describes its use, place of issue, or character.
  2. a stamp so marked.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; over- + print
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British Dictionary definitions for over print

overprint

verb (ˌəʊvəˈprɪnt)
1.
(transitive) to print (additional matter or another colour) on a sheet of paper
noun (ˈəʊvəˌprɪnt)
2.
additional matter or another colour printed onto a previously printed sheet
3.
additional matter, other than a change in face value, applied to a finished postage stamp by printing, stamping, etc See also surcharge (sense 5), provisional (sense 2)
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