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Overrun

In the context of project financing, the amount of capital expenditures or funding above the original estimate to complete the project.

Overrun

The amount by which the actual cost of a project exceeds its budget. While this does not necessarily guarantee that the project will fail, it does make it more difficult to succeed. This is also called cost overrun or budget overrun.
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Napal and Bhutan were overrun, and the whole northern boundary of India pressed against by this fearful tide of life.
That itself would be better than having it overrun with some horde who know nothing of the geography of dreamland, and nothing of the history that has given this house its soul and its identity.
For some days afterwards, the neighbouring country was overrun with boys, who, the report went, had been secretly furnished by Mr and Mrs Browdie, not only with a hearty meal of bread and meat, but with sundry shillings and sixpences to help them on their way.
Did those plains fail of pasture, which have since been overrun by thousands and hundreds of thousands of the descendants of the stock introduced by the Spaniards?
One of the pots was quite overrun on all sides with pinks, that is to say, with the green part; shoot stood by shoot, and it said quite distinctly, "The air has cherished me, the sun has kissed me, and promised me a little flower on Sunday
In our little town, which is a sample of many, life is as interesting, as pathetic, as joyous as ever it was; no group of weavers was better to look at or think about than the rivulet of winsome girls that overruns our streets every time the sluice is raised, the comedy of summer evenings and winter firesides is played with the old zest and every window-blind is the curtain of a romance.
In addition, research has shown that, once a program is more than 15 percent to 20 percent complete, it is highly unlikely that the final cost overrun will be less than the present cost overrun (W.
publicly acknowledged its share of the cost overrun in a filing this week with the U.
9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is assessing two separate overrun incidents that occurred today.
1 trillion and a surplus of SR306 billion, Saudi economy appears to be solid and sound despite budgetary overruns of SR224 billion.
The budget overruns are now likely to force the HSE to generate further cost-savings, possibly by treating more people as day patients.
When it comes to individual ministries, it's the railways where the cost overrun of projects is a whopping 82 per cent of the original cost.