Example sentences for: overruns

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

  • But, says the paper, since the building opened with huge cost overruns, there has been tremendous reticence to create a strong visible security presence that would cut down on revenue by discouraging the public from visiting the retail stores, restaurants and convention facilities in the building.

  • The WSJ reports that Lockheed, one of the companies in the competition to develop a new fighter airplane for all the services, has thus far racked up $150 million in cost overruns.

  • For instance, improperly defined requirements may preclude alternatives, restrict competition, increase the risk of cost and schedule overruns, and lead to systems that are inconsistent with an agency's overall architecture and incompatible with other agency systems.

  • 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.

  • If the owner does not have the capacity to operate as a smart buyer, the owner risks project schedule and cost overruns and facilities that do not meet performance objectives.


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