overenrolled

adjective

over·​en·​rolled ˌō-vər-in-ˈrōld How to pronounce overenrolled (audio)
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: having more people enrolled than the ideal or intended number
overenrolled schools
Duberman's class was so overenrolled that it had to be divided into two sections.Stacey D. Erasmo

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overenrolled was in 1862

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“Overenrolled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overenrolled. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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