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[ oh-ver-pruh-doos, -dyoos ]
/ ˌoʊ vər prəˈdus, -ˈdyus /

verb (used with or without object), o·ver·pro·duced, o·ver·pro·duc·ing.

to produce in excess of need or stipulated amount.

Nearby words

overprice, overpriced, overprint, overprivileged, overprize, overproduce, overproduction, overpronounce, overproof, overproportion, overprotect

Origin of overproduce

First recorded in 1890–95; over- + produce
Related formso·ver·pro·duc·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for overproduce

  • Others who, because of a tumor in the pituitary gland, may overproduce HGH develop a different problem: gigantism.

    Is HGH, Allegedly Alex Rodriguez’s Drug of Choice, Really So Bad?|Kent Sepkowitz|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST