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Definition of overdevelopment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overdevelopment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvədɪˈveləpmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərdɪˈveləpmənt//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the process of building too many new houses, factories, etc. on an area of land Residents said the proposed 174 homes represent overdevelopment of the site.