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v. o·ver·crowd·ed, o·ver·crowd·ing, o·ver·crowds
To cause to be excessively crowded: a system of consolidation that only overcrowded the classrooms.
To crowd together excessively.
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(tr) to fill (a room, vehicle, city, etc) with more people or things than is desirable
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to crowd to an uncomfortable or undesirable excess.
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Past participle: overcrowded
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|Verb||1.||overcrowd - cause to crowd together too much; "The students overcrowded the cafeteria"|
surcharge - fill to capacity with people; "The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards"
|2.||overcrowd - crowd together too much|
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