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Definition of "over-development" []

  • In photography, a development continued too long, or done with an excitant of too great strength. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "over-development" in a sentence
  • "This investment – coupled with a strong restoration plan guided by sound science – would enable the Gulf to begin restoring the region’s ecosystem, which has been systematically degraded by decades of over-development."
  • "On his website, Sahner insists his project is not an effort to document what is bound to be lost by over-development, an ethos of sites like Jeremiah's Vanishing New York."
  • ""In this world of technology, over-development, fewer trees and more concrete," says Sayeg, "it is empowering to be able to beautify your environment.""