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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overexploitation mean? 

  The noun OVEREXPLOITATION has 1 sense:

1. exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

  Familiarity information: OVEREXPLOITATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1overexploitation [BACK TO TOP]


Exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


overexploitation; overuse; overutilisation; overutilization

Hypernyms ("overexploitation" is a kind of...):

development; exploitation (the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful)

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