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English definition of “over-investment”

over-investment

noun [U] (also overinvestment)
 
 
ECONOMICS, FINANCE a situation in which too much money is invested in a particular activity or economy: Years of over-investment have left the region with more factories making chips than the global economy can sustain. → Compare underinvestment
(Definition of over-investment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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