overtrade

[oh-ver-treyd]
verb (used without object), o·ver·trad·ed, o·ver·trad·ing.
  1. to trade in excess of one's capital or the requirements of the market.

Origin of overtrade

First recorded in 1615–25; over- + trade
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overtrade

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