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oversupply

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈəʊvəsəˌplaɪ/
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE a larger supply of something than is needed: The coffee market is suffering from oversupply.(an) oversupply of sth We have an oversupply of unsold cars.
Translations of “oversupply”
in Chinese (Traditional) 供給過多, 供過於求…
in Chinese (Simplified) 供给过多, 供过于求…
(Definition of oversupply noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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