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  • v. Present participle of overbuy.

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Examples

  • Which brings me back to my perennial issue of how to maintain the Christmas spirit, honor the choice of my family this year to put wrapped gifts under the tree, while not getting pepper sprayed or trampled in the process or falling into my old patterns of overbuying.

    Dr. Judith Rich: Confessions of a Recovering Holiday Shopper: 2011 Update

  • Otherwise, a company is still overbuying capacity for planned spikes in demand.

    IBM Thinks Its Cloud Role Will Be in Services and Software

  • It turns out that even the experts get tripped up by the same shopping mistakes as everyone else: overbuying, procrastination, impulsive purchasing and falling prey to promotions.

    Kit Yarrow, Ph.D.: Even the Experts Are Imperfect Holiday Shoppers

  • I question whether the Fed has repealed a law we learned in high-school economics: a period of consumer overbuying is followed by a period of retrenchment, and that a period of massive overbuying must be followed by ...

    Where's the Surprise

  • Peter Boockvar, equity strategist with Miller Tabak, wrote in a note Wednesday that the market was getting ready for a major rally over the next half-year, fueled by a combination of relief on the European credit front, continued loose U.S. monetary policy and a "very underinvested money-management community," though he also warned of overbuying in the short term.

    No Legs for Earnings Rally

  • The current economic problems stem from overbuying, plus too much and too easy credit.

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  • Any prepaid plan that works like a contract plan — set monthly fee for a set number of minutes — runs counter to the main appeal of prepaid, which is to buy only what you need, and sets you up for overbuying minutes.

    Pay-as-you-go cellular: Beware these gotchas

  • Any prepaid plan that works like a contract plan—set monthly fee for a set number of minutes—runs counter to the main appeal of prepaid, which is to buy only what you need, and sets you up for overbuying minutes.

    Pay-as-you-go cellular: Beware these gotchas

  • I use a little notebook to record gifts I buy throughout the year something I don't do enough of and pull it out each Christmas to avoid overbuying.

    This December WILL be Better than the Last One - SpouseBUZZ

  • For instance, she says, her label is working on improving the fit of clothes in larger sizes, underbuying fabric rather than overbuying, and increasing the number of products offered at lower price ranges.

    Lean Times Beget Fresh Fashion Ideas

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