[ oh-ver-ish-oo or, especially British, -is-yoo ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌɪʃ u or, especially British, -ˌɪs yu /
an excessive issue of stocks or bonds, as in excess of the needs of the business or in excess of charter authorization.
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British Dictionary definitions for overissue
/ (ˈəʊvərˌɪsjuː, -ˌɪʃuː) /
verb -sues, -suing or -sued (tr)
to issue (shares, banknotes, etc) in excess of demand or ability to pay
shares, banknotes, etc, thus issued
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