overbooked


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o·ver·book

 (ō′vər-bo͝ok′)
v. o·ver·booked, o·ver·book·ing, o·ver·books
v.tr.
To take reservations for (an airline flight, for example) beyond the capacity for accommodation.
v.intr.
1. To take reservations beyond the capacity for accommodation: a restaurant that regularly overbooks for dinner.
2. To take on more social engagements or other commitments than one is capable of fulfilling.

o′ver·book′ing n.

overbooked

(ˌəʊvəˈbʊkt)
adj
used to say that the seller of something has accepted more reservations than there are places, tickets, hotel rooms, etc available
Translations
overbooké

overbooked

[ˌəʊvərˈbʊkt] adjsurréservé(e), surbooké(e)
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