Definition of overexpansion in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌōvərikˈspanSHən/

Entry from US English dictionary


Rapid or uncontrolled expansion that produces undesirable effects: the explosive overexpansion of the telecommunications industry
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  • Swept up by its own successes, the country fell victim to overexpansion.
  • This explains the increased risk of injury from regional overexpansion.
  • But now the chain's fortunes have collapsed under the weight of mismanagement, overexpansion, and accounting probes.

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Syllabification: o·ver·ex·pan·sion

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