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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?
In other words, when a sixth of the population of a nation which has undertaken to be the refuge of liberty are slaves, and a whole country is unjustly overrun and conquered by a foreign army, and subjected to military law, I think that it is not too soon for honest men to rebel and revolutionize.
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
Although some of the causes of cost overruns are beyond the control of program managers, supporting an unrealistically low estimate of the final cost of a defense contract can only harm the program in the long run.
Ballast Nedam expects the results for 2014 to deteriorate as a result of ongoing cost overruns on the public-private partnership project A15 Maasvlakte-Vaanplein, carried out by the consortium A-Lanes A15.
A Standing Committee has been set up in each Ministry to fix responsibility for cost and time overruns, where cost overruns are over 20% and are accompanied by time overruns of over 10%.
Starting next year, energy firms would be able to write off only 22 per cent of their investment costs from the special energy tax, down from 30 per cent earlier, increasing the financial risk of delays and cost overruns.
We Told You So: Major Cost Overruns Latest Sign of Vogtle Woes, Including Construction Errors and Raft of Amendments to Federal License
1 trillion and a surplus of SR306 billion, Saudi economy appears to be solid and sound despite budgetary overruns of SR224 billion.