Definition of overstored in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈstôrd/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Stored for too long a period: an overstored apple
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  • Overstored fruits can develop a deep yellow colour that makes them appear old.
  • Brown, mealy flesh, occurring in overmature, overstored fruit.
2Supplied with more retail stores than the market demands: just at a time when this area is already overstored
More example sentences
  • ‘The U.S. is way ‘overstored’ in general,’ says the senior vice president at a retail-consulting firm.
  • We aren't overstored, we're under-marketed.
  • Every metro area is overstored. The amount of retail space per person in the U.S. has ballooned 450 percent since 1970.

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Syllabification: o·ver·stored

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