overproduction

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ production

Noun[edit]

overproduction (countable and uncountable, plural overproductions)

  1. The production of more of a commodity than can be used or sold.
    • Louis MacNeice, Bagpipe Music
      Mrs. Carmichael had her fifth, looked at the job with repulsion, / Said to the midwife 'Take it away; I'm through with overproduction'.

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