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English definition of “bloated”

bloated

adjective
 
 
/ˈbləʊtɪd/
a bloated organization employs too many people in relation to the amount of work that there is and therefore costs too much money to run: He denies that he has created a bloated bureaucracy, employing almost 500 people.
a bloated amount of money is considered to be too large: There has been criticism of the bloated bonuses awarded to "fat cat" bankers.
IT not effective because of using too much computer memory (= space for storing information): We recommend simpler programs that can replace some common but bloated and expensive apps.
(Definition of bloated from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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