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overbidverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈbɪd/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (present participle overbidding, past tense and past participle overbid)
to ​offer more ​money than someone in an ​attempt to ​buy something, or to ​offer too much ​money in an ​attempt to ​buy something: They were overbid by a ​Japanesefirm. The Commission ​felt the ​company was overbidding and gave the ​franchise to ​theircompetitorsinstead.
(Definition of overbid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overbidverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈbɪd/ (overbidding, overbid, overbid) FINANCE
to ​offer more ​money than someone in an attempt to ​buy something: They were overbid by a Japanese ​firm.
to ​offer too much ​money in an attempt to ​buy something: The ​Commissionfelt the ​company were overbidding and were not sure that they could ​raise the ​cash.
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(Definition of overbid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overbid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出价过高, 出价高于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出價過高, 出價高於…
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