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Definition of overbook verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] overbook (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overbook
he / she / it overbooks
past simple overbooked
-ing form overbooking
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to sell more tickets on a plane or reserve more rooms in a hotel than there are places available The flight was heavily overbooked. compare double-book
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: overbook