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to enter so as to attack, plunder, destroy, or conquer

to go beyond the limits of

an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

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too much production or more than expected

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invade in great numbers

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occupy in large numbers or live on a host

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flow or run over (a limit or brim)

seize the position of and defeat

run beyond or past

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For example, at the 37 percent completion point, the A-12 contractors reported a cost overrun of $459 million and a projected cost overrun at completion of $354 million (Campbell & Fleming, 1991).
However, no details are provided on how far losses could mount over and above the current nearly $1 billion cost overrun total.
Infrastructure projects where costs have overrun include new railway lines, atomic power stations, highways, hydel projects and steel projects.
Turkey announced that it would not pay extra money for the cost overruns.
That cost is about eight to 11 times lower than the potential cost of overrun charges if works were not planned properly.
NR has started its own inquiry into the overrun and the Office of Rail Regulation has also mounted an investigation and could fine NR.
The progressive substitution of WPI with EWP did not cause major changes in foam overrun.
For a single premium payment at inception, and with no deductible or coinsurance requirements, Cost Cap Plus offers cleanup funding and cost overrun protection in one seamless program.
The ECMO lowered the hook and the Prowler engaged the overrun gear, after which the aircraft left the prepared surface and sank eight inches into the wet ground of the overrun.
The collaged watercolors on view (many being shown for the first time) reminded me of a line from Beckett's prose piece "Lessness": "Little body little block genitals overrun arse a single block grey crack overrun.
The large blocks of forests that once offered nesting sites for birds now spell peril as they are overrun by cats, blue jays, and other predators attracted by the changing habitat.
On your next printing project, check the overrun figure in the bid.
Those without a cost overrun indicate the contractor has cost control over the underlying construction division(s), and this control of costs will not negatively impact the total expected cost of the project.
Parties failed to reach an agreement on how the 11 million Euro cost overrun would be shared, at Friday's meeting which was attended by Airbus President Thomas Enders and EADS President Louis Gallios and undersecretaries from client countries: Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and Turkey.
HUGE bonuses for rail bosses have been criticised in a report by MPs following the overrun of engineering works at Rugby.