To recover permanently deleted Word documents:
It is possible to recover an overwritten Word document on your Mac by restoring a previous version of the file. Microsoft Office keeps previous versions of all the files that it creates and allows you to recover them if necessary. This feature offers added protection and enables you to return quickly and easily recover from inadvertently overwriting a Word document.
To recover an overwritten Word document on Mac:
Microsoft Office allows you to easily recover previous versions of a specific file. To use this feature, you need to right-click the file that you want to recover. Select Properties and then Previous Versions to view the available versions that can be recovered. Then choose the previous version of the file you want to retrieve and click Restore.