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Definition of spillover noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [countable, uncountable]
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  1. 1something that is too large or too much for the place where it starts, and spreads to other places A second room was needed for the spillover of staff and reporters.
  2. 2the results or the effects of something that have spread to other situations or places The developments in the town will create spillovers for neighboring regions. spillover effects
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