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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having too many buildings especially in relation to the demand.

Usage examples (39)
  • What has been in dispute is just how "overbuilt" the housing market is now.
  • What other cities really are "overbuilt" in the high-rise condo market, in comparison to Austin?
  • He added that 17 homes would be "overbuilt" on the 6-acre parcel the applicant plans to put them.
  • The prime minister told a City audience the US and Spain had "overbuilt" homes during the years of rising prices. for more
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