overcrowding


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o·ver·crowd

 (ō′vər-kroud′)
v. o·ver·crowd·ed, o·ver·crowd·ing, o·ver·crowds
v.tr.
To cause to be excessively crowded: a system of consolidation that only overcrowded the classrooms.
v.intr.
To crowd together excessively.

overcrowding

(ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪŋ)
n
a state of being filled with more people or things than is desirable; congestion
Translations
إكْتِظاظ، إزْدِحام
overbefolkning
túlnépesedés
òaî aî vera of òéttbÿll/mannmargur
preľudnenosť
aşırı kalabalık olma

overcrowding

[ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪŋ] N [of housing, prison] → hacinamiento m; [of bus, train] → abarrotamiento m; [of town] → superpoblación f

overcrowding

[ˌəʊvərˈkraʊdɪŋ] n
(in prisons)surpeuplement m
prison overcrowding → le surpeuplement des prisons
There is serious overcrowding in our prisons → Il y a un sérieux problème de surpeuplement dans nos prisons.
(on trains)affluence f

overcrowding

[ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪŋ] n (in prison, housing) → sovraffollamento; (in bus) → calca

overcrowded

(əuvəˈkraudid) adjective
having too many people on or in. overcrowded buses/cities.
ˌoverˈcrowding noun
the state of being overcrowded. There is often overcrowding in cities.

overcrowding

n hacinamiento
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