Definitions for overpopulateˌoʊ vərˈpɒp yəˌleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•pop•u•lateˌoʊ vərˈpɒp yəˌleɪt(v.t.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.

  1. to fill with too many people, straining available resources and facilities.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpopulate(verb)

    cause to have too great a population

    "Some towns in New Jersey are becoming overpopulated"


  1. overpopulate(Verb)

    To fill with too many individuals; to exceed the capacity of a region to contain the population.


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