overdevelop

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over- +‎ develop

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overdevelop ‎(third-person singular simple present overdevelops, present participle overdeveloping, simple past and past participle overdeveloped)

  1. To develop to an excessive degree
    • 1988, January 15, “Ben Joravsky”, in A strip mall in Edgewater: class warfare, or small-time tiff?[1]:
      After all, most neighborhoods in Chicago, outside of overdeveloped Lincoln Park, welcome any kind of retail developments their commercial strips can get.
  2. (photography) To develop a photographic film for too long

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