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overissue

Line breaks: over|issue
Pronunciation: /əʊvərˈɪʃ(j)uː
 
, -ˈɪsjuː/

Definition of overissue in English:

verb (overissues, overissuing, overissued)

[with object]
Issue (banknotes, shares, etc.) beyond the authorized amount or the issuer’s ability to pay them on demand: the Bank could deliberately overissue Treasury bills
More example sentences
  • Each time, a state in fiscal crisis overissued paper money, causing inflation, debasement of the money, and commercial chaos.

noun

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The action of overissuing banknotes, shares, etc.
Example sentences
  • It was not the circulation of a large supply of money as such which was troublesome, but the overissue as compared with the real requirements of trade and industry.

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