overrepresented

adjective over·rep·re·sent·ed \ ˈō-vər-ˌre-pri-ˈzen-təd , ˈō-və- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of overrepresented

:represented excessively; especially :having representatives in a proportion higher than the average

overrepresentation

play \ˈō-vər-ˌre-pri-ˌzen-ˈtā-shən, ˈō-və-, -zən-\ noun

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1900


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