overcrowd overcrowd  /ˌoʊ vər ˈkraʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) cause to crowd together too much
  2. (v) crowd together too much

Usage(s):

  1. Unwelcome in many localities, the new minority groups cluster together and overcrowd their neighborhoods, forcing out white families.
  2. Our solutions to all other world problems will fail if too many people are allowed to overcrowd the globe.
  3. They are burning down whole villages, forcing the inhabitants to seek refuge in government-controlled sea-coast citiesand thus to overcrowd them.

News

  1. Despite rezoning, some Seminole schools still overcrowded

    The rezoning of Seminole County elementary schools was supposed to level out enrollments, but some schools already are overcrowded for the start of the new school year next month.        
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. Despite rezoning, some Seminole schools overcrowded

    SANFORD — The rezoning of Seminole County elementary schools was supposed to level out enrollments, but some schools already are overcrowded for the start of the new school year next month.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "That leaves some spots as well for kids," Martin said. "We don't want to overcrowd our roster. At the same time, we want to have enough depth."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Jacques Martin Source: Boston Herald

  2. "We are going to offer classes at study centres to young people who need to be assisted to complete their matric. We will have limits on the number of subjects they can do," said Naledi Pandor. "We don't want to overcrowd Grade 12 classes...
    on Oct 6, 2007 By: Naledi Pandor Source: The Times

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