Definition of overpass in English:

overpass

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noun

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəpɑːs
 
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  • A bridge by which a road or railway line passes over another.
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    • It also involves dismounting to clear bridges, under bridges, overpasses, signs, culverts and guard rails.
    • He said registration officials would have a hard time registering eligible voters living in slums or under bridges and overpasses.
    • This involves what's called surface infrastructure, and so you're talking about bridges, roads, overpasses, possibly the reconstruction or refurbishment of ports and so forth.

verb

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈpɑːs
 
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  • Surpass: did not its sublimity overpass a little the bounds of the ridiculous?
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    • Sometimes we overpassed, we overdid things, but our hard work paid off later.
    • Wherefore also he used to overpass by a very great deal the lines marked out, in every way springing higher than the very heaven.
    • Today I returned and overpassed my normal training loads.

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