Definition of overpopulation
: the condition of having a population so dense as to cause environmental deterioration, an impaired quality of life, or a population crash
Examples of overpopulation in a sentence
He is studying the problem of deer overpopulation.
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OVERPOPULATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overpopulation for English Language Learners
: a situation in which too many people or animals live in a certain area
OVERPOPULATION Defined for Kids
Definition of overpopulation for Students
: the condition of having too many people living in a certain area
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