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oversupply

[noun oh-ver-suh-plahy; verb oh-ver-suh-plahy]
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noun, plural o·ver·sup·plies.
  1. an excessive supply.
verb (used with object), o·ver·sup·plied, o·ver·sup·ply·ing.
  1. to supply in excess.

Origin of oversupply

First recorded in 1825–35; over- + supply1
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oversupply

noun
  1. the supply of too much or too many
verb (ˌəʊvəˈsəplaɪ) -plies, -plying or -plied
  1. (tr) to supply too much (material, etc) or too many (goods, people, etc)
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