[ oh-ver-bild ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈbɪld /
verb (used with object), o·ver·built, o·ver·build·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·built, o·ver·build·ing.
to erect too many buildings in an area.
Words nearby overbuild
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British Dictionary definitions for overbuild
/ (ˌəʊvəˈbɪld) /
verb -builds, -building or -built (tr)
to build over or on top of
to erect too many buildings in (an area)
to build too large or elaborately
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