Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overpopulate.
  • adj. Having a higher population than can be sustained in an area.

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Examples

  • However, we have been trying new laws here, such as antler restrictions and taking more does in overpopulated counties and it seems to be working and these laws are expanding into 52 more counties this year.

    Seven Reasons to Stop Baiting Whitetails Now

  • I totally AGREE with JPO's "overpopulated" - full up - statement, but not with the rest of his comments.

    timesofmalta.com

  • "overpopulated" - ever since those scenes and faces and wailing voices, I have been searching for a guide through this devastation.

    NPR Topics: News

  • They figured that the "overpopulated" world was about to be decimated by famine, the exhaustion of fossil fuels, global shortages of vital minerals, pollution, cancer epidemics, nuclear-reactor meltdowns, and assorted technological disasters.

    NYT > Home Page

  • They figured that the "overpopulated" world was about to be decimated by famine, the exhaustion of fossil fuels, global shortages of vital minerals, pollution, pesticides, cancer epidemics, nuclear-reactor meltdowns, and assorted technological disasters.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • You say Australia is "overpopulated", Ms. Gillard, when the entire world's population could fit into the Australian continent and still have a lesser population density than present-day Holland?

    NZ On Screen

  • The Melbourne Age reported on recently uncovered documents detailing Nobel Peace Prize winning microbiologist Sir Macfarlane Burnet's plan to help the Australian government develop biological weapons for use against Indonesia and other "overpopulated" countries of South-East Asia.

    World Prout Assembly

  • Delhi, being the capital of India, proudly upholds the tag of 'overpopulated'.

    MyLinkVault Newest Links

  • So many poticians and business leaders have continually said the planet is "overpopulated".

    Infowars

  • I rated those pockets a "5" because even though they are the best we have, they'd be considered below average in a state like Wisconsin or Texas. as for the rest of the state that I rated "-3", The deer are wildly overpopulated so there are too many of them competing for too few resources.

    On a scale of 1-10 what would you rate NY for whitetail hunting?

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