overextended


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o·ver·ex·tend

 (ō′vər-ĭk-stĕnd′)
tr.v. o·ver·ex·tend·ed, o·ver·ex·tend·ing, o·ver·ex·tends
1. To expand or disperse beyond a safe or reasonable limit: overextended their defenses.
2. To obligate (oneself) beyond a limit, especially a financial one.

o′ver·ex·ten′sion n.
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overextended

(ˌəʊvərɪkˈstɛndɪd)
adj
excessively strained
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Translations

overextended

[ˌəʊvərɪkˈstendɪd] ADJ [person, organization] → desbordado (por las obligaciones)
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