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OVEREXPLOITATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does overexploitation mean? 

OVEREXPLOITATION (noun)
  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 


OVEREXPLOITATION (noun)


Sense 1overexploitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

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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