Meaning of overpopulate

o•ver•pop•u•late

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-pop'yu-lāt"), [key]
— -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
  1. to fill with an excessive number of people, straining available resources and facilities: Expanding industry has overpopulated the western suburbs.
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