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Definition of overfly verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overfly

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overfly
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪ//
 
he / she / it overflies
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪz//
 
past simple overflew
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈfluː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈfluː//
 
past participle overflown
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈfloʊn//
 
-ing form overflying
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈflaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈflaɪɪŋ//
 
Plane travel
 
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[transitive, intransitive] overfly (something) to fly over a place We overflew the war zone, taking photographs. the noise from overflying planes See related entries: Plane travel
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