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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 over·shad·ow /-ˈʃæ(ˌ)do/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·shad·ow v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshadowed p. pr. & vb. n. Overshadowing. ]
 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure.
    There was a cloud that overshadowed them.   --Mark ix. 7.
 2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence; to be viewed as more important than.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows
           our lives right now" [syn: eclipse]
      2: make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarves
         that of last year" [syn: shadow, dwarf]
      3: cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house";
         "The tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"