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English definition of “glut”

glut

noun [C]     /ɡlʌt/
a supply of something that is much greater than can be sold or is needed or wanted : The fall in demand for coffee could cause a glut on/in the market . The current glut of graduates means that many of them will not be able to find jobs .Too much and unnecessary glut     verb [T often passive] (plural -tt-) Higher mortgage rates and over-building left some markets glutted with unsold houses .Filling and completing
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