overgearing

overgearing
overgeared o‧ver‧geared [ˌəʊvəˈgɪəd ǁ ˌoʊvərˈgɪrd] adjective
FINANCE ACCOUNTING if a company or country is overgeared, it has borrowed too much and cannot make payments on the debt; = OVERBORROWED; OVERLEVERAGED:

• Much of the money invested went into overpriced or overgeared companies.

— overgearing noun [uncountable] :

• The most common mistakes in failed businesses are over-optimism and overgearing.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • overgearing — o|ver|gea|ring sb., en, er, erne …   Dansk ordbog

  • overgeared — o‧ver‧geared [ˌəʊvəˈgɪəd ǁ ˌoʊvərˈgɪrd] adjective FINANCE ACCOUNTING if a company or country is overgeared, it has borrowed too much and cannot make payments on the debt; = OVERBORROWED; OVERLEVERAGED: • Much of the money invested went into o …   Financial and business terms

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