Overissue O"ver*is"sue, n. An excessive issue; an issue, as of notes or bonds, exceeding the limit of capital, credit, or authority. [1913 Webster]

An overissue of government paper. --Brougham. [1913 Webster]

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  • Overissue — O ver*is sue, v. t. To issue in excess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overissue — [ō′vər ish΄o͞o] n. an issue, as of bonds or stocks, that exceeds authorization, credit limits, etc …   English World dictionary

  • overissue — An excess of issued shares over authorized shares. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * overissue o‧ver‧is‧sue [ˈəʊvərˌɪʆuː, ˌɪsjuː ǁ ˌɪʆuː] noun [uncountable] FINANCE when a company sells more shares than it is allowed to * * * Ⅰ. overissue UK… …   Financial and business terms

  • overissue — noun Date: 1803 an issue exceeding the limit of capital, credit, or authority • overissuance noun • overissue transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overissue — /oh veuhr ish ooh/ or, esp. Brit., / is yooh/, n. an excessive issue of stocks or bonds, as in excess of the needs of the business or in excess of charter authorization. [1795 1805; OVER + ISSUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overissue — 1. verb To issue shares or banknotes to an extent beyond the ability to pay, or in excess of authorization 2. noun The act of so overissuing …   Wiktionary

  • overissue — o·ver is·sue || ‚əʊvÉ™(r)‚ɪʃuː n. excessive issuing (of stocks, shares, equities, etc.) v. issue an excess (of stocks, shares, equities, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overissue — verb (overissues, overissuing, overissued) issue (banknotes, shares, etc.) beyond the authorized amount or the issuer s ability to pay. noun the action of overissuing …   English new terms dictionary

  • overissue — o•ver•is•sue [[t]ˈoʊ vərˌɪʃ u[/t]] esp. brit. [[t] ˌɪs yu[/t]] n. bus an excessive issue of stocks or bonds, as in excess of needs or authorization • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • overissue — To issue in excessive quantity; to issue in excess of fixed legal limits. Thus, overissued stock of a corporation is capital stock issued in excess of the amount limited and prescribed by the charter or certificate of incorporation. U.C.C. No. 8… …   Black's law dictionary

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