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  ( gluts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( glutting    present participle)   ( glutted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   If there is a glutof something, there is so much of it that it cannot all be sold or used.  
usu sing, usu with supp   (=surplus)  
There's a glut of agricultural products in Western Europe., ...a world oil glut.     
2       verb   If a market is gluttedwith something, there is a glut of that thing.     (BUSINESS)  
The region is glutted with hospitals...      be V-ed with n  
Soldiers returning from the war had glutted the job market.      V n  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  



1    excess, overabundance, oversupply, plethora, saturation, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus  
2    cram, fill, gorge, overfeed, satiate, stuff  
3    choke, clog, deluge, flood, inundate, overload, oversupply, saturate  
   dearth, lack, paucity, scarcity, shortage, want  

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gluten, gut, glutton, gluttony

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