Definition of "overproduce" []

  • To produce in excess of need or demand. (verb-transitive)

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Use "overproduce" in a sentence
  • "Bruno told Toni not to "overproduce" her dances and to just show off what she already has."
  • "That's one danger of Vermentino—it's easy to grow and some wineries overproduce, turning out a rather flavorless, characterless white."
  • "People with the rare, inherited condition, called cryoprin-associated periodic syndrome, or CAPS, have a genetic mutation that causes the body to overproduce a protein called interleukin-1 beta, which leads to inflammation and tissue damage."