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overpopulate

o·ver·pop·u·late

overpopulate

 
pronunciation:
o vr pap y leIt
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overpopulated, overpopulates, overpopulating
definition: to fill with more inhabitants than available resources can sustain.
The recent increase in births will overpopulate our schools.
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derivation: overpopulation (n.)