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overleveraged

Line breaks: over|lev¦er|aged
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈliːv(ə)rɪdʒd
 
, əʊvəˈlɛv(ə)rɪdʒd/

Definition of overleveraged in English:

adjective

Finance
(Of a company) having taken on too much debt.
Example sentences
  • Thus the strain of the adjustment forced on its overleveraged UK operations falls directly on the Tata group in India.
  • We have seen money inundate the hedge fund community, adding an additional layer of leveraged speculation on top of an already egregiously overleveraged financial system.
  • The currency crashed - and so did overheated markets and over-leveraged economies across Asia.

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