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overpopulated

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpɒp.jʊ.leɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈpɑː.pjə.leɪ.t̬ɪd/
If a country or city, etc. is overpopulated, it has too many people for the amount of food, materials, and space available there.
overpopulation
noun [U] uk   /-ˌpɒp.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌpɑː.pjəˈleɪ.ʃən/
Overpopulation is one of the country's most pressing social problems.
Translations of “overpopulated”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人口過盛的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人口过剩的…
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