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overbook

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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overbooko‧ver‧book /ˌəʊvəˈbʊk $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBTSELLto sell more tickets for a theatre, plane etc than there are seats available 🔊 overbooked hotels
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From Longman Business Dictionaryoverbooko‧ver‧book /ˌəʊvəˈbʊkˌoʊvər-/ verb [intransitive, transitive]TRAVEL to sell more tickets for a plane, hotel etc than there are places availableThe airline offers cash as compensation for passengers when flights are overbooked.overbooking noun [uncountable]the right to sue airlines for overbooking→ See Verb table
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Verb table
overbook
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverbook
he, she, itoverbooks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverbooked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overbooked
he, she, ithas overbooked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overbooked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overbook
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overbooked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overbooking
he, she, itis overbooking
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you, we, theyare overbooking
Past
I, he, she, itwas overbooking
you, we, theywere overbooking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overbooking
he, she, ithas been overbooking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overbooking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overbooking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overbooking
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