overserved

adjective
over·​served | \ ˌō-vər-ˈsərvd How to pronounce overserved (audio) \

Definition of overserved

: provided with more of a service than is needed In most places, an accident victim is much farther than 20 minutes away from such a [trauma] center. Some communities are overserved—Washington has six, when three might be enough.— Matt Clark and Mary Hager Denver today may be the most overserved airline market in the U.S.Business Week — see also overserve

First Known Use of overserved

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Overserved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overserved. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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