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overstock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business basics
overstocko‧ver‧stock /ˌəʊvəˈstɒk $ ˌoʊvərˈstɑːk/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  BBto obtain more of something than is neededoverstock /ˈəʊvəstɒk $ ˈoʊvərstɑːk/ noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
overstockBy the autumn, they were badly overstocked and suffering resulting cash difficulties.After all, they are not overstocked at the center position.Then, at the beginning of the next run we overstock it again, injecting slightly differ-ent species-our second guesses.No stocking level worries Q. Have I overstocked my tank too soon?Irresponsible cleaning material suppliers may play on this fear and even the more responsible are prone to overstocking their customers.It is true that the archbishop's lands were already overstocked with knights in relation to the military service due from them.Federal personnel data suggest that Commerce may have been overstocked with political appointees.
From Longman Business Dictionaryoverstocko‧ver‧stock /ˌəʊvəˈstɒkˌoʊvərˈstɑːk/ verb [intransitive, transitive]COMMERCE if a business or shop overstocks, or overstocks a part or product, it has more in stock than it needs for production or more than it is likely to sellThe shop overstocked in the period before Christmas.overstock /ˈəʊvəstɒkˈoʊvərstɑːk/ noun [countable, uncountable]The company publishes garden and art books and resells other publishers’ overstock.overstocking noun [uncountable]The new order processing system cuts costs by avoiding overproduction and overstocking.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
overstock
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverstock
he, she, itoverstocks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverstocked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overstocked
he, she, ithas overstocked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overstocked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overstock
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overstocked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overstocking
he, she, itis overstocking
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you, we, theyare overstocking
Past
I, he, she, itwas overstocking
you, we, theywere overstocking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overstocking
he, she, ithas been overstocking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overstocking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overstocking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overstocking
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