Meaning of “overcrowded” in the English Dictionary

"overcrowded" in British English

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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)

"overcrowded" in American English

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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)