Definition of 'overcapacity'
Trends of 'overcapacity'
Used Rarely. overcapacity is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overcapacity'
British English: overcapacity NOUN
If there is overcapacity in a particular industry or area, more goods have been produced than are needed, and the industry is therefore less profitable than it could be.
There is huge overcapacity in the world car industry.
Definition of overcapacity from the Collins English Dictionary
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