overbuilt

overbuild

[oh-ver-bild]
verb (used with object), overbuilt, overbuilding.
1.
to erect too many buildings in (an area).
2.
to cover or surmount with a building or structure.
3.
to build (a structure) on too great or elaborate a scale.
verb (used without object), overbuilt, overbuilding.
4.
to erect too many buildings in an area.

Origin:
1595–1605; over- + build

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overbuild (ˌəʊvəˈbɪld)
 
vb , -builds, -building, -built
1.  to build over or on top of
2.  to erect too many buildings in (an area)
3.  to build too large or elaborately

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