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English definition of “oversubscribed”
› STOCK MARKET if a share issue (= occasion on which new shares are sold) is oversubscribed, people want to buy more shares than are available: 5/10/50, etc. times oversubscribed The initial public offering of the internet service provider has been more than 20 times oversubscribed. The company was valued at €20.8 billion in a heavily oversubscribed flotation.
› a situation in which people want to buy or have many more things, such as tickets, than are available: The school has an excellent reputation and is heavily oversubscribed. oversubscription noun [C or U] › The level of oversubscription is greater than we might have expected.