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English noun: overwork

1. overwork (act) the act of working too much or too long


SamplesHe became ill from overwork.


Synonymsoverworking


Broader (hypernym)labor, labour, toil


English verb: overwork

1. overwork (creation) use too much


SamplesThis play has been overworked.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, work, work on

2. overwork (social) work excessively hard


SamplesHe is exploiting the students.


Synonymsexploit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)put to work, work


Narrower (hyponym)overdrive









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