Meaning of “glut” in the English Dictionary

"glut" in American English

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glutnoun [ C ]

us /ɡlʌt/

a supply or amount that is much greater than necessary:

a glut of new housing
a glut of information

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

"glut" in Business English

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glutnoun [ C ]

uk /ɡlʌt/ us

a supply of something that is much more than can be sold or is needed or wanted:

a glut on/in the market The fall in demand for coffee could cause a glut in the market.
a glut of sth The current glut of graduates means that many of them will not be able to find jobs.

glutverb [ T ]

uk /ɡlʌt/ us -tt-

to supply something in much greater quantities than can be sold or is needed or wanted:

glutted with sth Higher mortgage rates and over-building left some markets glutted with unsold houses.

(Definition of “glut” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)