overproduction

[ oh-ver-pruh-duhk-shuhn ]
/ ˈoʊ vər prəˈdʌk ʃən /

noun

excessive production; production in excess of need or stipulated amount.

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Origin of overproduction

First recorded in 1815–25; over- + production
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British Dictionary definitions for overproduction

overproduction
/ (ˌəʊvəprəˈdʌkʃən) /

noun

the production of more of a product or commodity than is required
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