Example sentences for: overruns

How can you use “overruns” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An auditor should use this guide to identify areas that are most likely to result in technical failures, unmet user needs, cost overruns, or schedule delays.

  • The fact that a small number of contracts can determine a company's profit outlook for a decade places a premium on low-balling bids (which leads, almost inevitably, to cost overruns) and influence-currying.

  • An owner with little or no participation in design reviews is less likely to become aware of any breakdowns in the process; the owner mayfind out toolate toremedy the problem or tosave the project schedule, and this may result in cost overruns.

  • An acquisition that lacks either or both of these elements is at risk of incurring unnecessary cost overruns, not meeting its planned delivery schedule, and not satisfying agency needs.

  • These events contributed to significant cost overruns and delays to aircraft deliveries to the flight test program.


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