overfishing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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overfishingnoun [U]

uk   /ˌəʊ.və.ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
catching too many ​fish in an ​area of the ​sea, so that there are not many ​fishleft there: lowfishstockscaused by overfishing
(Definition of overfishing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overfishing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过度捕捞…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過度捕撈…
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