Definition of 'overkill'
Example sentences containing 'overkill'
The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But regulatory overkill is the last thing we need.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is time to recognise that regulatory overkill represents a serious potential threat to jobs in this country.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some of the medicine may have been overkill, but within weeks it was working.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2012)
But while changes are clearly necessary, a new threat now looms: regulatory overkill.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I think the happiest relationships are when you only meet for a couple of hours a day, and then you avoid the overkill of pointless questions.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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