Example sentences for: overcrowding

How can you use “overcrowding” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When people think about overcrowding or overpopulation, they typically imagine that if, for example, I had not been born, everyone else would have a slightly bigger share of the pie.

  • Within ten years of the Young Pretender’s occupation of Holyrood, Edinburgh’s town council proposed a plan to relieve the chronic overcrowding of the Royal Mile tenements by constructing a New Town on land to the north of the castle.

  • The impassioned cover story warns that America's national parks are being ruined by overcrowding, underfunding, invasion by exotic plant and animal species, and commercial development.

  • Among the subjects he touches on in his poem are street crime, unemployment, the degradation of the welfare system, tacky urban renewal projects, overcrowding, high rents and unscrupulous landlords, noise, vehicular traffic, congestion, even problems of immigration and integration.

  • Later they were often home to many large families, rife with overcrowding and unsanitary conditions.


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