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noun as in congestion

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If you do, you not only save the ocean, you provide a potential solution to the human overpopulation crisis in the process.

Overpopulation is the single most important public health problem in the world.

Fortunately, though, overpopulation has a remedy: birth control.

He harangues people about overpopulation, SUVs, and carbon emissions.

In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States led an international panic over overpopulation.

There was, as yet, no great overpopulation of mountainous areas compelling raids or forays into piedmont zones.

I mustn't blame Leffingwell for solving the overpopulation problem, even though he used me as a guinea-pig in his experiments.

Cousin Yachkovich begins again at his talk on overpopulation.

Statistics show, that emigration will not prevent overpopulation.

Cousin Yachkovich is always discoursing on overpopulation; that is his hobby.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overpopulation, such as: bottleneck, traffic jam, crowding, excess, jam, and mass.

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