as in surplus
the act of producing more of something than is needed or wanted The overproduction of oil caused the fuel companies to lower their prices. Heartburn can be caused by the overproduction of stomach acid.

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“Overproduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overproduction. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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