overdevelopment


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o·ver·de·vel·op

 (ō′vər-dĭ-vĕl′əp)
tr.v. o·ver·de·vel·oped, o·ver·de·vel·op·ing, o·ver·de·vel·ops
1. To develop to excess: muscles that were overdeveloped by weightlifting.
2. To process (a photographic plate or film) too long or in too concentrated a solution.

o′ver·de·vel′op·ment n.
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overdevelopment

[ˌəʊvədɪˈveləpmənt] Nsuperdesarrollo m
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The plans were originally for five houses, but a member of Wellington Town Council warned this could be overdevelopment.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano on Monday backed a proposed yearlong moratorium on the construction of high-rise buildings in Baguio City to afford the summer capital 'a breather from overdevelopment.'
North Tyneside Council's planning committee previously defied its own officers who recommended approval for the project, citing road safety, overdevelopment and biodiversity as reasons to throw it out.
North Tyneside Council's planning committee previously defied its own officers, who recommended approval for the project - citing road safety, overdevelopment and biodiversity as reasons to throw it out.
Cllr Brian Lloyd, who represents the area, said the town council and residents were not against development of the site but he felt the plan was "a massive overdevelopment".
The representations cover a variety of issues including significant loss of trees, overdevelopment of the site and scale of the proposals, negative impact on the character of the area and a design not in-keeping with surrounding buildings.
The plans received 81 objections citing overdevelopment and a lack of car parking.
Junior Minister Sean Canney welcomed the investment in the regions, which he said acts to counter the "overdevelopment" of the major cities.
Boracay, an internationally famous island resort, was closed by the Philippines government on April 26 to rectify the environmental pollution problem that was caused by overdevelopment and tourism.
HOPES have been raised that the refusal of plans for more than 70 homes will end the "overdevelopment" of a Flintshire village.
The foundation also contributed a portion of the cost of the development rights.<br />The town used money from its Community Preservation Fund to buy the property.<br />"This transaction will help protect water quality and will preserve the neighborhood from overdevelopment," Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said in the statement.<br />David Donohue and Joe Peraino of Douglas Elliman Real Estate represented the seller Peconic Bay Marina LLC in the sales transaction.
Cebu City -- Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is pressing Bohol local executives to draw up a 30-year development plan for Panglao Island to prevent serious environmental problems due to overdevelopment.