Definition of overtype in English:

overtype

Syllabification: o·ver·type
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌtīp
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Type over (another character): overtype it with the correct number and press Return
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    • This meant that whenever I wanted to hit the ‘Delete’ key, I ended up pressing ‘Insert’ instead, and overtyping a bunch of text.
    • Overtyping the text (select all and type) wraps the content in p tags.

noun

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  • A facility or operating mode allowing overtyping.
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    • How do I turn off overtype with the Insert key in Word permanently?
    • Overtype is off.

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