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



BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəkəˈpæsəti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərkəˈpæsəti//
[uncountable, singular](business)
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the situation in which an industry or a factory cannot sell as much as it is designed to produce the problems of overcapacity in the car industry
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overcapacity