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overcommit

verb over·com·mit \-kə-ˈmit\

Definition of OVERCOMMIT

transitive verb
:  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
over·com·mit·ment \-mənt\ noun

First Known Use of OVERCOMMIT

1951

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