Translation of overdraw in Spanish:

overdraw

(past tense of/pasado de -drew past participle of/participio pasado de, -drawn)
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈdrɔː; ˌəʊvəˈdrɔː/

vt

  • 1 [Finance/Finanzas] I'm overdrawn tengo un descubierto, estoy sobregirado customers who overdraw their accounts los clientes que giran al descubierto or que sobregiran su cuenta
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    • If the account is overdrawn, the bank becomes the creditor and the customer the debtor.
    • We are now overdrawn on our bank account and it has put us in financially difficulty, not to mention all the stress and worry it has caused.
    • At its most extreme, the practice leaves victims in the nightmarish situation of having their bank accounts overdrawn by many thousands of pounds without their knowledge.
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    • The average account customer is overdrawn for 80 days in every year, so it affects a lot of people.
    • For customers who are overdrawn, each withdrawal is charged at €0.23 with no minimum fee applied.
    • I would have to help my father out with that couple thousand dollars when he was overdrawn at the bank.
  • 2 (exaggerate) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) [description] recargar*
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    • I had been contacted by Mr. Mailander with some of these suspicions a few days previously, and had responded then that I thought some of them were overdrawn.
    • Critics have argued that the work's thesis regarding the advent of the totally administered society is overdrawn.
    • Once again, one must be careful not to overdraw the argument.

vi

  • (British English/inglés británico) [Finance/Finanzas] girar al descubierto, sobregirarse

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