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overcommit

[oh-ver-kuh-mit] /ˌoʊ vər kəˈmɪt/
verb (used with object), overcommitted, overcommitting.
1.
to commit more than is feasible, desirable, or necessary.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; over- + commit
Related forms
overcommitment, noun
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  • Don't overcommit--Completing projects will bring success.
British Dictionary definitions for overcommit

overcommit

/ˌəʊvəkəˈmɪt/
verb -mits, -mitting, -mitted
1.
(transitive) to promise, undertake, or allocate more than the available resources justify
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