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Overall vs. Afterall

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Overalladjective

All-encompassing, all around.

Afterall

Afterall is a nonprofit contemporary art research and publishing organisation. It is based in London, at Central St Martins College of Art & Design.

Overalladverb

Generally; with everything considered.

Overallnoun

(British) A garment worn over other clothing to protect it; a coverall or boiler suit. A garment, for manual labor or for casual wear, often made of a single piece of fabric, with long legs and a bib upper, supported from the shoulders with straps, and having several large pockets and loops for carrying tools.

Overallnoun

A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.

Overalladverb

Everywhere.

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Overallnoun

work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)

Overallnoun

a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

Overalladjective

involving only main features;

‘the overall pattern of his life’;

Overalladjective

including everything;

‘the overall cost’; ‘the total amount owed’;

Overalladjective

taking everything into account

‘the governors and head have overall responsibility for managing the school’; ‘the overall effect is impressive’;

Overalladverb

taken as a whole; in all

‘overall, 10,000 jobs will go’;

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Overallnoun

a loose-fitting coat or one-piece garment worn over ordinary clothes for protection against dirt or heavy wear

‘a pair of overalls’; ‘men in grubby blue overalls’;

Overallnoun

close-fitting trousers formerly worn as part of an army uniform, now only on ceremonial or formal occasions.

Overallnoun

dungarees.

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