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English definition of “overweight”

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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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