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o·ver·cap·i·tal·ize

 (ō′vər-kăp′ĭ-tl-īz′)
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.
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overcapitalize

(ˌəʊvəˈkæpɪtəˌlaɪz) or

overcapitalise

vb (tr)
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) to provide or issue capital for (an enterprise) in excess of profitable investment opportunities
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) to estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) to overestimate the market value of (property)
ˌoverˌcapitaliˈzation, ˌoverˌcapitaliˈsation n
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o•ver•cap•i•tal•ize

(ˌoʊ vərˈkæp ɪ tlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to capitalize in excess of legal limits or sound financial policy.
2. to overestimate the capital value of (a property or enterprise).
[1885–90]
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overcapitalize


Past participle: overcapitalized
Gerund: overcapitalizing

Imperative
overcapitalize
overcapitalize
Present
I overcapitalize
you overcapitalize
he/she/it overcapitalizes
we overcapitalize
you overcapitalize
they overcapitalize
Preterite
I overcapitalized
you overcapitalized
he/she/it overcapitalized
we overcapitalized
you overcapitalized
they overcapitalized
Present Continuous
I am overcapitalizing
you are overcapitalizing
he/she/it is overcapitalizing
we are overcapitalizing
you are overcapitalizing
they are overcapitalizing
Present Perfect
I have overcapitalized
you have overcapitalized
he/she/it has overcapitalized
we have overcapitalized
you have overcapitalized
they have overcapitalized
Past Continuous
I was overcapitalizing
you were overcapitalizing
he/she/it was overcapitalizing
we were overcapitalizing
you were overcapitalizing
they were overcapitalizing
Past Perfect
I had overcapitalized
you had overcapitalized
he/she/it had overcapitalized
we had overcapitalized
you had overcapitalized
they had overcapitalized
Future
I will overcapitalize
you will overcapitalize
he/she/it will overcapitalize
we will overcapitalize
you will overcapitalize
they will overcapitalize
Future Perfect
I will have overcapitalized
you will have overcapitalized
he/she/it will have overcapitalized
we will have overcapitalized
you will have overcapitalized
they will have overcapitalized
Future Continuous
I will be overcapitalizing
you will be overcapitalizing
he/she/it will be overcapitalizing
we will be overcapitalizing
you will be overcapitalizing
they will be overcapitalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overcapitalizing
you have been overcapitalizing
he/she/it has been overcapitalizing
we have been overcapitalizing
you have been overcapitalizing
they have been overcapitalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overcapitalizing
you will have been overcapitalizing
he/she/it will have been overcapitalizing
we will have been overcapitalizing
you will have been overcapitalizing
they will have been overcapitalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overcapitalizing
you had been overcapitalizing
he/she/it had been overcapitalizing
we had been overcapitalizing
you had been overcapitalizing
they had been overcapitalizing
Conditional
I would overcapitalize
you would overcapitalize
he/she/it would overcapitalize
we would overcapitalize
you would overcapitalize
they would overcapitalize
Past Conditional
I would have overcapitalized
you would have overcapitalized
he/she/it would have overcapitalized
we would have overcapitalized
you would have overcapitalized
they would have overcapitalized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overcapitalize - estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level
capitalise, capitalize - compute the present value of a business or an income
2.overcapitalize - overestimate the market value of; "overcapitalize a property"
overestimate, overrate - make too high an estimate of; "He overestimated his own powers"
3.overcapitalize - capitalize beyond what the business or the profit-making prospects warrant
capitalise, capitalize - convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
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Translations

overcapitalize

[ˌəʊvəˈkæpɪtəlaɪz] VIsobrecapitalizar
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overcapitalize

[ˌəʊvərˈkæpɪtəlaɪz] vtsurcapitaliser
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overcapitalize

[ˌəʊvəˈkæpɪtəˌlaɪz] vt (Fin) → sovraccapitalizzare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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