overladen


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o·ver·lad·en

 (ō′vər-lād′n)
adj.
Loaded or burdened too heavily.
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overladen

(ˌəʊvəˈleɪdn)
adj
packed or loaded beyond capacitytoo heavily burdened
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o•ver•la•den

(ˌoʊ vərˈleɪd n)
adj.
excessively burdened.
[1650–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overladen - loaded past capacity
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
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Translations

overladen

[ˌəʊvəˈleɪdn] ADJsobrecargado (with de)
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