Overpopulation



[oh-ver-pop-yuh-leyt] /ˌoʊ vərˈpɒp yəˌleɪt/

verb (used with object), overpopulated, overpopulating.
1.
to fill with an excessive number of people, straining available resources and facilities:
Expanding industry has overpopulated the western suburbs.
/ˌəʊvəˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the population of an area in too large numbers
overpopulation
(ō’vər-pŏp’yə-lā’shən)
The population of an environment by a particular species in excess of the environment’s carrying capacity. The effects of overpopulation can include the depletion of resources, environmental deterioration, and the prevalence of famine and disease.

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