Overbook

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Definition

to overbook (a flight): to sell more tickets for (a flight) than available seats
verb

an overbooked flight: a flight for which the airline has sold more tickets than there are seats available on the plane
adjective
Overbooked is one of many adjectives formed with the prefix 'over'. Other examples: overpaid, overpriced, overspent, etc.

to book: to reserve, to schedule, to line up, to organize, to arrange for
verb

Examples

  • "All our overnight flights are overbooked."

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