overtrade

[ oh-ver-treyd ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈtreɪd /
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verb (used without object), o·ver·trad·ed, o·ver·trad·ing.

to trade in excess of one's capital or the requirements of the market.

Nearby words

  1. overtone,
  2. overtook,
  3. overtop,
  4. overtopping,
  5. overtower,
  6. overtrick,
  7. overtrump,
  8. overture,
  9. overturn,
  10. overuse

Origin of overtrade

First recorded in 1615–25; over- + trade

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British Dictionary definitions for overtrade

overtrade

/ (ˌəʊvəˈtreɪd) /

verb

(intr) (of an enterprise) to trade in excess of capacity or working capital
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