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[oh-ver-bild] /ˌoʊ vərˈbɪld/

verb (used with object), overbuilt, overbuilding.
to erect too many in (an area).
to cover or surmount with a building or structure.
to (a structure) on too great or elaborate a scale.
verb (used without object), overbuilt, overbuilding.
to erect too many buildings in an area.
verb (transitive) -builds, -building, -built
to build over or on top of
to erect too many buildings in (an area)
to build too large or elaborately


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