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American English: /ˈoʊvərˌkɪl/
British English: /ˈəʊvəkɪl/

Translation of overkill in Spanish:


  • 1 (Military)
    (sobrecapacidad de exterminación)
    Example sentences
    • Despite his sense of legality, he could resort to dramatic displays of armed might and air power to quell internal opposition with literal overkill.
    • The main consideration was to avoid weapon overkill.
  • 2 (excess)
    Example sentences
    • Nevertheless, one can't help but think the hordes of Canadian Mounted Police and other law enforcement personnel amounts to overkill.
    • While it may seem like overkill, the military was finally satisfied.
    • Yet now that the government seems to be throwing its weight behind the issue, some critics call it overkill.
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