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overcommit

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verb over·com·mit \-kə-ˈmit\

Definition of overcommit

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to commit excessively: as a :  to obligate (as oneself) beyond the ability for fulfillment b :  to allocate (resources) in excess of the capacity for replenishment

overcommitment

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1951

First Known Use of overcommit

1951


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