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[oh-ver-pruh-doos, -dyoos] /ˌoʊ vər prəˈdus, -ˈdyus/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), overproduced, overproducing.
to produce in excess of need or stipulated amount.
Origin of overproduce
1890-95; over- + produce
Related forms
overproducer, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It can be lucrative for a few growers but would be easy to overproduce the demand.
  • The idea is that carbs cause the body to overproduce insulin, a hormone that provokes hunger pangs, which leads to more eating.
  • The thyroid and the pancreas also can overproduce or underproduce chemicals, causing illness to occur.
  • Universities continue to grossly overproduce grad students in many areas, and should be reined in.
  • For me, studio is a trap to overproduce and repeat yourself.
  • There's also a supply-cycle risk in the industry, which tends to overproduce, often related to the timing of newly planted vines.

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