Definition of Overpopulation
(noun) When an area has too many inhabitants to support the population’s needs (e.g., food, water).
- IPA Pronunciation
- Syllabification: (o·ver·pop·u·la·tion)
- Plural: overpopulations
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “overpopulation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/overpopulation/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
overpopulation. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/overpopulation/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “overpopulation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/overpopulation/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“overpopulation.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/overpopulation/>.