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dou·ble-book

(dŭb′əl-bo͝ok′)
tr.v. dou·ble-booked, dou·lbe-book·ing, dou·ble-books
1. To overbook (an airline flight, for example).
2. To make two reservations for (a seat or hotel room, for example) in order to be certain of obtaining one.

double-book

vb
1. to book (two spaces or services) when only one of them can be used
2. (of a company) to reserve (spaces or services) for more than one customer's use at the same time

dou′ble-book′



v.t.
1. to make two reservations for (a hotel room, etc.) so as to be certain of obtaining at least one.
2. to overbook.
v.i.
3. to make double reservations.
[1965–70]

double-book


Past participle: double-booked
Gerund: double-booking

Imperative
double-book
double-book
Present
I double-book
you double-book
he/she/it double-books
we double-book
you double-book
they double-book
Preterite
I double-booked
you double-booked
he/she/it double-booked
we double-booked
you double-booked
they double-booked
Present Continuous
I am double-booking
you are double-booking
he/she/it is double-booking
we are double-booking
you are double-booking
they are double-booking
Present Perfect
I have double-booked
you have double-booked
he/she/it has double-booked
we have double-booked
you have double-booked
they have double-booked
Past Continuous
I was double-booking
you were double-booking
he/she/it was double-booking
we were double-booking
you were double-booking
they were double-booking
Past Perfect
I had double-booked
you had double-booked
he/she/it had double-booked
we had double-booked
you had double-booked
they had double-booked
Future
I will double-book
you will double-book
he/she/it will double-book
we will double-book
you will double-book
they will double-book
Future Perfect
I will have double-booked
you will have double-booked
he/she/it will have double-booked
we will have double-booked
you will have double-booked
they will have double-booked
Future Continuous
I will be double-booking
you will be double-booking
he/she/it will be double-booking
we will be double-booking
you will be double-booking
they will be double-booking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been double-booking
you have been double-booking
he/she/it has been double-booking
we have been double-booking
you have been double-booking
they have been double-booking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been double-booking
you will have been double-booking
he/she/it will have been double-booking
we will have been double-booking
you will have been double-booking
they will have been double-booking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been double-booking
you had been double-booking
he/she/it had been double-booking
we had been double-booking
you had been double-booking
they had been double-booking
Conditional
I would double-book
you would double-book
he/she/it would double-book
we would double-book
you would double-book
they would double-book
Past Conditional
I would have double-booked
you would have double-booked
he/she/it would have double-booked
we would have double-booked
you would have double-booked
they would have double-booked
Translations

double-book

[ˌdʌblˈbʊk] VT I was double-booked (in diary of engagements) → tenía dos compromisos para la misma hora
we found the room had been double-bookedencontramos que habían reservado la habitación para dos parejas distintas
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