double-book

verb
double-booked; double-booking; double-books

Definition of double-book

1 : to make plans for (someone or something) to be in two different places at the same time My husband and I are double-booked for/on Friday night.
2 : to promise a room, seat, table, etc., to two different people or groups at the same time The airline double-booked my seat.

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“Double-book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-book. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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