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overcrowdedadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkraʊ.dɪd/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkraʊ.dɪd/
overcrowd
verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkraʊd/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkraʊd/
overcrowding
noun [U] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈkraʊ.dɪŋ/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkraʊ.dɪŋ/
Investment in the railway network would reduce overcrowding on the roads.
(Definition of overcrowded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overcrowdedadjective

us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈkrɑʊ·dɪd/
containing too many people or things: The prisons are overcrowded.
overcrowding
noun [U] us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈkrɑʊ·dɪŋ/
Overcrowding in classrooms is an important issue in this election.
(Definition of overcrowded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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