Definitions of "overreaching"
  1. An act that goes beyond acceptable boundaries, particularly those set by authority or due process
  2. The act of gaining an unjustly large advantage over someone, typically through unfair or deceitful methods
How to use "overreaching" in a sentence
  1. The jury deliberated whether the company's conduct was a case of overreaching.
  2. His business was successful, but he was accused of overreaching by using deceptive methods to gain an advantage over competitors.
  3. In a ruling on the lawsuit, the judge condemned the landlord's overreaching that exploited the tenant's lack of legal knowledge.

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