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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishovercrowdedo‧ver‧crowd‧ed /ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪd◂ $ ˌoʊvər-/ ●○○ adjective  CROWDfilled with too many people or things Staff had to work in overcrowded conditions. overcrowded housing
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overcrowdedThe buses are filthy and overcrowded.After a successful spawning, problems can develop due to your pond becoming overcrowded.This provided jobs and houses in new communities for people from overcrowded cities and run-down industrial areas.Passengers also moaned about cancelled and overcrowded coaches and the lack of services.And such circumstances of course, are not helped by low income and poor, overcrowded housing.Officers have been guarding inmates who can not be accommodated in overcrowded jails following the riots at Strangeways jail in Manchester.Ideas which had already been darkly germinating in Ludens's overcrowded mind came vividly into view.overcrowded prisonsIt was as though the unwanted debris from a dozen mansions had been dumped in a single, overcrowded space.She added the planned cross town route would only be single carriageway and would rapidly become overcrowded with vehicles.overcrowded conditionsThere were not enough classrooms and staff had to work in overcrowded conditions.
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