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tr.v. o·ver·taxed, o·ver·tax·ing, o·ver·tax·es
1. To subject to an excessive burden or strain.
2. To tax in excess of what is considered appropriate or just.

o′ver·tax·a′tion n.
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(Law) the act or instance of being overtaxed
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Overtaxation. Government as the head of the household.