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