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overlend in Banking topic

From Longman Business Dictionaryoverlendo‧ver‧lend /ˌəʊvəˈlendˌoʊvər-/ verb (past tense and past participle overlent /-ˈlent/) [intransitive] BANKINGFINANCEif a financial institution overlends, it lends more than it should, for example to borrowers that are unable to make repaymentsoverlending noun [uncountable]Overlending has increased the bank’s risk exposure.