Definition of overrepresented
: represented excessively; especially : having representatives in a proportion higher than the average
overrepresentationplay \ˈō-və(r)-ˌre-pri-ˌzen-ˈtā-shən, -zən-\ noun
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That probably means online multiplayer games are a bit overrepresented in our sample, while strictly single-player games might be undercounted.
In the Senate, the least populous states are now more overrepresented than ever before.
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