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double booked

1. Committed to two things that are scheduled to happen at the same time. Oh man, it looks like I'm double booked today—I somehow scheduled myself for two meetings at 3 PM.
2. Reserved for two people at the same time. Can you believe the hotel double booked our room? Where are we supposed to sleep now?
See also: book, double
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For Sara Land, the facilities and field use specialist at the Northshore School District near Seattle, mistakes often result in double-booked rooms, misdirected janitors and lost revenue possibilities.
According to the EU Transport Commissioner Loyola de Palacio, the payments are necessary to compensate the estimated 250,000 people a year that are double-booked on flights.
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