Definition of overcapacity in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·ca·pac·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərkəˈpasitē


  • The situation in which an industry or factory cannot sell as much as it can produce.
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    • Now, if they're in an industry suffering from overcapacity and bloated asset prices, they should worry if vultures aren't in sight.
    • It faces dramatic industry overcapacity and near-flat worldwide demand.
    • European mass-market car makers are struggling in the face of intense price competition brought on partly by overcapacity in the industry.

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