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overexpansion Syllabification: o·ver·ex·pan·sion
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərikˈspanSHən/

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Definition of overexpansion in English:


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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