oversubscribed love

Definitions

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  • adj. Having insufficient capacity to meet the demand of those who are interested.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of oversubscribe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. sold in excess of available supply especially season tickets

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Examples

  • Anything more than two times oversubscribed is considered a success.

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  • Simon Miles , head of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch Portfolio Managers is equally skeptical: "If emerging markets are getting overheated, we will see a very significant uptick in the number of IPOs - if these are oversubscribed, that is a fairly sure sign of a bubble."

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  • This results in logical memory being oversubscribed, which is okay because the hypervisor takes care of all the logistics.

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  • The $2.3 billion of such tax credits in last year's stimulus was oversubscribed, which is one reason the domestic content in wind-power equipment is rising.

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  • The bond exchange was substantially oversubscribed, which is thought to bode well for investor appetite for the £13. 5bn (€15bn) rights issue outlined today.

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  • The bond exchange was substantially oversubscribed, which is thought to bode well for investor appetite for the £13. 5bn rights issue outlined today.

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  • Mr. Pellecchia said the exchange is reviewing plans to accommodate "oversubscribed" interest for the new area, designed by Perkins Eastman Architects PC.

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  • In the past week, Indonesian telecommunications company PT Indosat Tbk. raised $650 million, and the deal was 16 times oversubscribed, meaning there was $10 billion worth of money willing to buy into the deal.

    Asia's Bond Issuers Target Record Year

  • "The $2.5 billion in NASA's Fiscal 2011 budget request to terminate the Constellation Program is probably "oversubscribed," and will not cover all of the expenses expected to grow from shutting down the shuttle-follow-on effort."

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  • Officials admit that the game may be "oversubscribed" at this point, with so many free tickets given away.

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