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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Too much production or more than expected.

Usage examples (35)
  • Claims about overproduction of food is belied by the apparent hunger experienced by most people.
  • Human error is part of the process, as is deliberate overproduction, which is often sanctioned.
  • Therefore, let them use the money to make propaganda or to pay the sugar workers the overproduction, which is still pending.
  • We come now to the second element of the whole process of evolution, namely, what we may call overproduction or excessive multiplication. for more
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