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overcrowded

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkraʊ.dɪd/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
C1 containing too many people or things: overcrowded cities/prisons/schools The world market for telecommunications is already overcrowded with businesses.Full
overcrowd
verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkraʊd/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
overcrowding
noun [U] uk   /-ˈkraʊ.dɪŋ/ us  
Investment in the railway network would reduce overcrowding on the roads.Too much and unnecessary
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