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o•ver•book



Pronunciation: (ō"vur-book'), [key]
v.t.
to accept reservations for in excess of the number that can be accommodated: The airline routinely overbooks its flights so as to fill its planes even if there are last-minute cancellations.

v.i.
to accept reservations in excess of the number that can be accommodated: If the hotel has overbooked, some of the conventioners won't have a place to stay.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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