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intr.v. o·ver·a·chieved, o·ver·a·chiev·ing, o·ver·a·chieves
To perform better or achieve more success than expected.

o′ver·a·chieve′ment n.
o′ver·a·chiev′er n.
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(ˌoʊ vər əˈtʃi vər)
a person, esp. a child, who overachieves.
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Noun1.overachiever - a student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
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