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o·ver·print

overprint

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: o vr prInt
inflections: overprinted, overprinting, overprints
definition: to print over or in addition to (that which has already been printed).
The pressman will overprint the brochure in green.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr prInt
definition 1: anything added by overprinting.
definition 2: anything printed over the face of a postage stamp which designates its use or character, or the stamp so altered.