Definitions for overbuildˌoʊ vərˈbɪld

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•buildˌoʊ vərˈbɪld(v.)-built, -build•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to erect too many buildings in (an area).

    Category: Building Trades

  2. (v.i.)to build too many dwellings or commercial buildings in an area.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of overbuild:

1595–1605

Wiktionary

  1. overbuild(Verb)

    To perform excessive construction on a building or in an area.

  2. overbuild(Verb)

    To build over or on top of another structure.

    The architect wanted to overbuild the restaurant on top of an office.

  3. overbuild(Verb)

    To build with excessive size or elaboration.

  4. overbuild(Verb)

    To construct more homes, office buildings, or commercial complexes than necessary in an area.

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