[ oh-ver-di-vel-uhp ]
/ ˌoʊ vər dɪˈvɛl əp /
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verb (used with or without object)
to develop to excess: to overdevelop a photograph; to overdevelop a waterfront area.
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British Dictionary definitions for overdevelop
/ (ˌəʊvədɪˈvɛləp) /
to develop too much or too far
photog to process (a film, plate, or print) in developer for more than the required time, at too great a concentration, etc
Derived forms of overdevelopoverdevelopment, noun
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