Translation of overcrowding in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈkraʊdɪŋ; ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪŋ/


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  • 1 (in general) this was done to relieve overcrowding on the platforms esto se llevó a cabo para paliar el congestionamiento en los andenes they complained about the overcrowding on the trains se quejaron de lo aborrotados que iban los trenes

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