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Definition of overachieve verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overachieve
    he / she / it overachieves
    past simple overachieved
    -ing form overachieving
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  1. 1[intransitive] to do better than expected in your studies or work
  2. 2[intransitive] to try too hard to be successful in your work
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: overachieve