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English definition of “overweight”


adjective     /ˌəʊvəˈweɪt/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe portfolios (= combinations of investments ) that include too much of a particular type of share , bond , etc.: The investment team will eliminate an overweight position when it believes a security is overvalued . → See also underweight
TRANSPORT heavier than is allowed : If your luggage is overweight, you have to pay extra .
(Definition of overweight adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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