Definition of Overborrowing

1. Verb. (present participle of overborrow) ¹



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Definition of Overborrowing

1. overborrow [v] - See also: overborrow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overborrowing

overbook
overbooked
overbooker
overbookers
overbooking
overbookings
overbookish
overbooks
overboot
overboots
overbore
overborn
overborne
overborrow
overborrowed
overborrowing (current term)
overborrows
overbought
overbounteous
overbow
overbowed
overbowing
overbows
overbrake
overbraked
overbrakes
overbraking
overbrand
overbranded
overbranding

Literary usage of Overborrowing

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1. Pensions, Savings and Capital Flows: From Ageing to Emerging Markets by Helmut Reisen (2000)
"... or new membership in a First World club) lead to overborrowing, because financial market institutions fail as efficient information conduits between ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1897)
"Any Colony guilty of overborrowing would find its securities fall below the level of those available for Trust Funds. Thirdly, it was advanced ..."

3. Manual of Library Economy by James Duff Brown (1903)
"Before leaving the question of loans, it may be well to offer a word of warning against the danger of overborrowing, which has very seriously crippled the ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1905)
"Moreover Queensland was suffering from the effects of overborrowing, and fresh trouble could not well be borne. Good interest had been paid on deposits, ..."

5. Manual of Library Economy by James Duff Brown (1903)
"41, Before leaving the question of loans, it may be well to offer a word of warning against the danger of overborrowing, which has very seriously crippled ..."

6. The Social Trend by Edward Alsworth Ross (1922)
""Booms," frenzied speculation, overbuilding, overborrowing, overdoing of public improvements, overexpansion, overconfidence, and extravagance are among the ..."

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