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Translation of overrun in French:


British English: /ˈəʊvərʌn/
American English: /ˈoʊvərˌrən/

transitive verb p prés -nn- prét overran pp overrun

British English: /əʊvəˈrʌn/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈrən/
  • 1 (invade)
    (country, site)
    to be overrun with
    être envahi par

intransitive verb

British English: /əʊvəˈrʌn/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈrən/
  • (conference, activity, performer)
    dépasser l'horaire
    by de
    the lecturer overran his time by an hour
    le conférencier a dépassé son temps d'une heure
    the lecture overran by an hour
    la conférence a duré une heure de plus que prévu

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