What does overcrowding mean?

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  1. overcrowding(Noun)

    The action or event of a space having more occupants than that space can accommodate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcrowding in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcrowding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Tyler:

    Overcrowding is a serious issue that will become critical quickly.

  2. Greg Barton:

    There is a real problem with overcrowding of prisons and there is a real need to manage rates of incarceration.

  3. Tony Tyler:

    It was designed to handle 45 million passengers annually, but it exceeds that today and traffic is still growing at an annual 10 percent rate, overcrowding is a serious issue that will become critical quickly.

  4. Erin Simon:

    For less time critical emergencies where the patient feels they have the time and convenience to choose a location, freestanding emergency departments may represent a great alternative when( other places) have long wait times or overcrowding.

  5. Tunya Netithammakul:

    Thanks to its beauty, Koh Tachai has become a popular tourist site for both Thai and foreign tourists. This has resulted in overcrowding and the degradation of natural resources and the environment, we have to close it to allow the rehabilitation of the environment both on the island and in the sea without being disturbed by tourism activities before the damage is beyond repair.

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