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overfishing: catching fish to such an excessive point that it exhausts the fish supply
to overfish to exhaust the supply of fish by fishing too much
- "Rupert : Well Brent, the European Commission has expressed fears that the number of fish in the North Sea is running low due to overfishing."
- "These terrorists – and I do not think this word is too strong – take issue with the fishing of bluefin tuna, arguing that the bluefin community is suffering terribly from over-fishing."
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