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From Longman Business Dictionary
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overgearedo‧ver‧geared /ˌəʊvəˈgɪədˌoʊvərˈgɪrd/ adjective British English FINANCEACCOUNTING if a company or country is overgeared, it has borrowed too much and cannot make payments on the debt SYN OVERBORROWED, OVERLEVERAGEDMuch 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.
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