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overgrown

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈɡrəʊn/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈɡroʊn/

overgrown adjective (COVERED)

covered with plants that are growing thickly and in an uncontrolled way: The field is overgrown with weeds.

overgrown adjective (TOO LARGE)

disapproving used to describe something that has grown too large
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