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overtake

Translation of overtake in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    also abs. (esp. (British English) ) (pass)
    überholen
    ‘no overtaking’ (British English)
    „Überholen verboten“
  • 3 [figurative]be overtaken by events (Plan)
    von den Ereignissen überholt werden
  • 4 (exceed)supply will overtake demand
    das Angebot wird die Nachfrage übersteigen
  • 5 (befall)
    hereinbrechen über + Akk.
    (Schicksal)
    ereilen [formal]

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