oversleep

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  • IPA(key): /ˈəʊvərˌsliːp/

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oversleep (third-person singular simple present oversleeps, present participle oversleeping, simple past and past participle overslept)

  1. (intransitive) To sleep for longer than planned.
    I overslept and was late for school.
  2. (transitive) To sleep beyond.
    to oversleep one's usual hour of rising

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