verb[with object] (usually as adjective overcapitalized)
1Provide (a company) with more capital than is advisable or necessary: a bleak time for the overcapitalized firm
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- Unfortunately, it is only in the rear-view mirror you can see they were overcapitalised.
- I believe that my success has been with my multidisciplinary approach to business and not overcapitalizing in a swiftly changing market.
- The only wise thing to have done was to allow the liquidation of hundreds of overcapitalized businesses to occur.
- Example sentences
- The multibillion-dollar investment in IT drained investment from more productive uses and led to vast overcapitalisation in one sector that had low returns and few spill-over effects.
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