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tr.v. o·ver·cap·i·tal·ized, o·ver·cap·i·tal·iz·ing, o·ver·cap·i·tal·iz·es
1. To cause (a company) to have an excess amount of capital.
2. To estimate the value of (property) too highly.

o′ver·cap′i·tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overcapitalization - (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
capitalisation, capitalization - the sale of capital stock
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"


[ˌəʊvəkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nsobrecapitalización f, capitalización f inflada
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A few words on the presentation, before I turn to the more substantial problems: parts of the text are littered with typos, names of referenced authors are misspelled (Samuel Huntington is introduced as Huntingdon), and the text suffers from over-capitalization ("Military Professionalism," "Utilitarianism," "Justice").
The companies which invest lesser that this optimum level will be suffer from under- capitalization and those which are investing more than this optimum level will suffer from over-capitalization. And also showed those companies which have more investment opportunities in comparison with other companies are keeping their investment near the optimum level.
While independent fishers initially supported the ANB and experimented with unions to preserve their place in the fisheries, federal regulations permitted the continued over-capitalization of fishing and the related problems of open-access depletion of fish.
The conclusion that there is over-capitalization in the Spanish port sector has been met by using two alternative methodologies: the cost function and its dual, the distance function oriented towards the input.