Definition of overcapitalize
1 : to put a nominal value on the capital of (a corporation) higher than actual cost or fair market value
2 : to capitalize beyond what the business or the profit-making prospects warrant
overcapitalizationplay \ˌō-vər-ˌka-pə-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌkap-tə-\ noun
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