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overbuild

o·ver·build

overbuild

 
pronunciation:
o vr bIld
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overbuilding, overbuilds, overbuilt
definition 1: to build more, larger, or more elaborate structures than necessary or advisable in (an area).
definition 2: to construct in excessive size or with too elaborate decoration.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to build more, larger, or more elaborate structures than necessary or appropriate.
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