[ oh-ver-kuh-pas-i-tee ]
/ ˌoʊ vər kəˈpæs ɪ ti /
noun, plural o·ver·ca·pac·i·ties.
capacity beyond what is normal, allowed, or desirable.
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Example sentences from the Web for overcapacity
Rising competition and overcapacity in the panel-producing industry has driven down the cost of solar panel systems.
British Dictionary definitions for overcapacity
/ (ˌəʊvəkəˈpæsɪtɪ) /
the situation in which an industry or business cannot sell as much as it produces
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