Definition of Overproduction

1. Noun. Too much production or more than expected.

Exact synonyms: Overrun
Generic synonyms: Production
Derivative terms: Overproduce, Overproduce, Overrun



Definition of Overproduction

1. n. Excessive production; supply beyond the demand.

Definition of Overproduction

1. Noun. The production of more of a commodity than can be used or sold ¹

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Definition of Overproduction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overproduction

overprivileged
overprize
overprized
overprizes
overprizing
overprocess
overprocessed
overprocesses
overprocessing
overproduce
overproduced
overproducer
overproducers
overproduces
overproducing
overproduction (current term)
overproduction theory
overproductions
overproductive
overprogram
overprogramed
overprograming
overprogrammed
overprogramming
overprograms
overproliferated
overproliferation
overpromise
overpromised
overpromises

Literary usage of Overproduction

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1. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"CHAPTER 41 overproduction AND OVERINVESTMENT Section 1. overproduction, in the sense of excess beyond the possibility of use, is impossible. ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"The subject of overproduction runs across more than one part of economic theory. ... Hence it is conveniently taken up at this point. "overproduction ..."

3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1883)
"overproduction. ALTHOUGH this is hardly a time of abnormal business depression, a great part of the industrial energies of the country are unemployed ..."

4. The Voice of Labor: Containing Special Contributions by Leading Workingmen by Symmes M. Jelley (1887)
"THE cry that "overproduction produces these hard times," is a ... There would be no overproduction of cereals, clothing or any other commodity, ..."

5. Business and the Man by Joseph French Johnson, Alexander Hamilton Institute (U.S.) (1918)
"The overproduction bogey.—Fortunately for the business man as well as for the man ... General overproduction is impossible. The word overproduction has no ..."

6. Principles of Foreign Trade by Norbert Savay (1919)
"Are there any signs of overproduction or of unused supply ? 2. ... overproduction Whenever there is an overproduction in a certain line it is followed by an ..."

7. The Political Economy of Great Britain, the United States, and France, in by John Badlam Howe (1878)
"overproduction AND ILL-DIRECTED PRODUCTION. All overproduction is necessarily ill-directed production. The first term is the most expressive, ..."

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