Definition of overtrade in English:

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overtrade

Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈtrād/

verb

[no object]
Engage in more business than can be supported by the market or by the funds or resources available.
Example sentences
  • Also, managers might overtrade to generate soft dollars.
  • A series of prosperous years almost necessarily produces overtrading.
  • You can lose money on commissions by overtrading and making even worse investments.

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Syllabification: o·ver·trade

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