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overspill

[v. oh-ver-spil; n. oh-ver-spil] /v. ˌoʊ vərˈspɪl; n. ˈoʊ vərˌspɪl/
verb (used without object), overspilled or overspilt, overspilling.
1.
to spill over.
noun
2.
the act of spilling over.
3.
something that spills over.
4.
British, overflow.
Origin of overspill
1850-1855
1850-55; over- + spill1
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British Dictionary definitions for overspill

overspill

noun (ˈəʊvəˌspɪl)
1.
  1. something that spills over or is in excess
  2. (as modifier): overspill population
verb (ˌəʊvəˈspɪl) -spills, -spilling, -spilt, -spilled
2.
(intransitive) to overflow
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