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overreach

verb accroach, annul, cheat, circumvent, deceive, defeat one's own purpose, defeat oneself by overdoing matters, dupe, encroach, exceed, extend beyond, extend over, fool, get the better of, have one's plans backfire, nullify one's gains, offset, outsmart, outwit, overact, overdo, overextend, overshoot, reach beyond, reach over, reach too far, thwart, trick, trip, undermine, undo
Associated concepts: undue influence
See also: betray, impose, intrude
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Therefore, my request was not to overreach, not to overstate themselves in the collection process.
'It's not overreach since it didn't hit my hand,' Nunag said.
"The Office of Financial Research that was created by Dodd-Frank is just one example of an unnecessary entity, and I am proud to join this legislation with Senators Cruz and Cotton to eliminate this government overreach."
As that effort faltered, President Johnson Americanized the war, deploying over 550,000 American troops in the most damaging overreach in American history.
In the midst of such scrutinised political cases, it is imperative for NAB to withhold its serious reputation and not succumb to trivial cases, in order to avoid accusations of overreach. Giving national attention to a mere case of a tourist dancing with the national flag, which was not meant to induce any disrespect and is a regular occurrence on Independence Day of other countries, does not do NAB any favours in maintaining a reputation of a non-ideological body.
The former Stormont First Minister also said she had advised Mr Barnier he had "overreached" in suggesting Northern Ireland could stay in the customs union after Brexit.
In the last five years, laws introduced in about a dozen states to prevent driving with an unrestrained animal have failed as many lawmakers and the public view such measures as overreach. Four of the five bills considered so far this year have died; one (in Pennsylvania) is pending.
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In a spot of overreach from the Cairo-basedAcademy of the Arabic Language — which has previously confined itself, by and large, to academic research and the production of dictionaries — they've proposed a new law to criminalize the use of colloquial Arabic rather than Modern Standard, or literary, Arabic:
The CFPB has been a prime target of Republican lawmakers, who accuse it of regulatory overreach.
Supreme Court to stay the implementation of the restrictive regulations on the grounds of governmental overreach.
Obama's overreach and the Democrats' too-late defense of that overreach.