overissue

[oh-ver-ish-oo or, esp. British, -is-yoo]

noun

an excessive issue of stocks or bonds, as in excess of the needs of the business or in excess of charter authorization.

Origin of overissue

First recorded in 1795–1805; over- + issue
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British Dictionary definitions for overissue

overissue

verb -sues, -suing or -sued (tr)

to issue (shares, banknotes, etc) in excess of demand or ability to pay

noun

shares, banknotes, etc, thus issued
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