overcommit

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verb over·com·mit \ˌō-vər-kə-ˈmit\

Definition of overcommit

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

overcommitment

play \ˌō-vər-kə-ˈmit-mənt\ noun

1951

First Known Use of overcommit

1951

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