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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overborrow.

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Examples

  • U.S. consumers who had overborrowed before the crisis are now saving more and consuming less; while this is good for the long run, it is a drag on demand in the short run.

    Olivier Blanchard: The Two Rebalancing Acts

  • U.S. consumers who had overborrowed before the crisis are now saving more and consuming less; while this is good for the long run, it is a drag on demand in the short run.

    Olivier Blanchard: The Two Rebalancing Acts

  • Does anyone truly think that is an acceptable return for the risk of lending to a borrower agreed on all sides to be hideously overborrowed and boasting no plausible repayment plan?

    Mitch Feierstein: How to Read the Headlines in an Election Year

  • U.S. consumers who had overborrowed before the crisis are now saving more and consuming less; while this is good for the long run, it is a drag on demand in the short run.

    Olivier Blanchard: The Two Rebalancing Acts

  • Britain — its government and consumers — found itself overborrowed when the global crash came, and the national debt is set to almost double again on current projections to £1.4 trillion by 2014.

    Is the U.K. Ready for a Leap of Faith?

  • U.S. consumers who had overborrowed before the crisis are now saving more and consuming less; while this is good for the long run, it is a drag on demand in the short run.

    Olivier Blanchard: The Two Rebalancing Acts

  • That boost has ended, because many families overborrowed, overspent and undersaved.

    The Power of Positive Thinking

  • Britain — its government and consumers — found itself overborrowed when the global crash came, and the national debt is set to almost double again on current projections to £1.4 trillion by 2014.

    Is the U.K. Ready for a Leap of Faith?

  • Britain — its government and consumers — found itself overborrowed when the global crash came, and the national debt is set to almost double again on current projections to £1.4 trillion by 2014.

    Is the U.K. Ready for a Leap of Faith?

  • But a free fall would be averted, and as overborrowed Americans repaid their debts, they would resume higher spending.

    Priming the Economy

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