overpopulate

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verb over·pop·u·late \ˌō-vər-ˈpä-pyə-ˌlāt\

Definition of overpopulate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to populate too densely :  furnish or provide with more than the environment or market will bear

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become overly populous

1828

First Known Use of overpopulate

1828


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