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"overweight" in British English

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overweightadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈweɪt/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈweɪt/
(Definition of overweight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overweight" in American English

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overweightadjective

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˈweɪt/
too heavy or too fat: He’s at least 20 pounds overweight.
(Definition of overweight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overweight" in Business English

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overweightadjective

uk   us   /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.
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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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