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- (transitive) To perform excessive construction on a building or in an area.
- (transitive) To build over or on top of another structure.
- The architect wanted to overbuild the restaurant on top of an office.
- (transitive) To build with excessive size or elaboration.
- (intransitive) To construct more homes, office buildings, or commercial complexes than necessary in an area.