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English definition of “overlend”
/ˌəʊvəˈlend/ verb [I] (overlent, overlent)
› FINANCE, BANKING to lend more money than you should, especially to borrowers who may not be able to pay it back: The incentives for people to own a home encouraged banks to overlend, and homeowners to overborrow. overlending noun [U] › The links between the corporations and the main banks led to poor investment decisions and overlending.