how to pronounce overshoot

/ˈoʊvɚˌʃut/

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overshoot is pronounced in three syllables

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oʊvɚʃut

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An example use of overshoot in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… better to overshoot than undershoot …”

meanings of overshoot

verb:

  1. To venture too far; to overreach (oneself).
  2. To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.
  3. To go past something; to go too far.
  4. To shoot beyond; to shoot too far to hit something.
  5. To exceed.

noun:

  1. The amount by which something goes too far.
  2. When the population of a species exceeds its environment's carrying capacity.

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