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English noun: overburden

1. overburden (object) the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits


Broader (hypernym)ground, land, soil

2. overburden (artifact) an excessive burden


Synonymsoverload


Broader (hypernym)burden, load, loading


English verb: overburden

1. overburden (communication) burden with too much work or responsibility


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


Broader (hypernym)burden, charge, saddle

2. overburden (contact) load with excessive weight


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)burden, burthen, weight, weight down









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