Meaning of “bloated” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “bloated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bloated" in American English

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us /ˈbloʊ·t̬ɪd/

swollen from containing too much air, liquid, or food:

I feel bloated from having too much to eat.

(Definition of “bloated” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bloated" in Business English

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uk /ˈbləʊtɪd/ us

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)