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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Excessively estimate the market value of; Estimate the value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level.

Usage examples (7)
  • overcapitalize a property
  • DUBLIN/LONDON-Ireland expects to "overcapitalize" its ailing banks and force them to sell more assets or transfer more loans to the country's "bad bank" as part of an...
  • BTW, my two years of German in college has made me prone to overcapitalize and that has nothing to do with my political views.
  • A more usual practice, and more dangerous - because it deceives even the intelligent-is to overcapitalize an honest business, to issue "watered" stock-that is, stock in... for more
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