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Meaning of overuse

o•ver•use

Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-yz'n.ō'vur-ys'), [key]
— v., n. -used, -us•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to use too much or too often: to overuse an expression.
—n.
  1. excessive use: to strain one's voice through overuse.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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