Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overcrowd.
  • adjective Containing too many occupants for an area of its size.

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Examples

  • The puppy mill industry (mass commercial breeders and brokers, and industry political groups such as Missouri Federation of Animal Owners (MoFed) and the so-called Alliance for Truth) claiming government control is behind fighting Prop B because they profit from producing factory-farmed puppies bred in overcrowded, minimal, barely survivable conditions.

    Mary Ann West: Your Dog Wants You to Vote

  • The puppy mill industry (mass commercial breeders and brokers, and industry political groups such as Missouri Federation of Animal Owners (MoFed) and the so-called Alliance for Truth) claiming government control is behind fighting Prop B because they profit from producing factory-farmed puppies bred in overcrowded, minimal, barely survivable conditions.

    Mary Ann West: Your Dog Wants You to Vote

  • A refugee advocacy group says displaced Haitians continue to live in overcrowded, unsanitary camps that are plagued by violence -- nine months after a deadly earthquake ravaged the nation.

    Report: Haitian Camps Squalid, Plagued by Violence

  • So we either hunt in overcrowded woods or we pay $2,000 - $10,000 a year for our share of a "hunting lease."

    Thoughts on Lead Bans

  • They are in overcrowded housing; they often have to double up with relatives in apartments that were already too small.

    Rothstein: Why teacher quality can't be only centerpiece of reform

  • I can see a possible use for these signs in overcrowded public hunting areas out east to alert people that they are not alone in an area maybe but not in Colorado.

    Portable No-Trespassing Signs?

  • For example, if zero tolerance for killing means that we must warehouse animals in overcrowded, disease and pest-ridden cages, and there are not enough staff of volunteers to provide these animals with adequate exercise, aren't we actually torturing these animals for the sake of our own vanity?

    Mike Stark: 'No Kill' or Torture? Nathan Winograd and His Animal Sheltering Movement

  • For example, if zero tolerance for killing means that we must warehouse animals in overcrowded, disease and pest-ridden cages, and there are not enough staff of volunteers to provide these animals with adequate exercise, aren't we actually torturing these animals for the sake of our own vanity?

    Mike Stark: 'No Kill' or Torture? Nathan Winograd and His Animal Sheltering Movement

  • I can see a possible use for these signs in overcrowded public hunting areas out east to alert people that they are not alone in an area maybe but not in Colorado.

    Portable No-Trespassing Signs?

  • So we either hunt in overcrowded woods or we pay $2,000 - $10,000 a year for our share of a "hunting lease."

    Thoughts on Lead Bans

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