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Definition of overuse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

overuse

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈyuz//
 
overuse somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overuse
 
he / she / it overuses
 
past simple overused
 
-ing form overusing
 
 
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to use something too much or too often “Nice” is a very overused word.
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈyus//
 
, NAmE//ˈoʊvərˌyus//
 
noun [uncountable, singular]