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  • noun Plural form of oversupply.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of oversupply.


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  • But right now oil is suffering from the global slowdown and oversupplies of fuel.

    As Dollar Slides, Safe-Haven Options Shrink 2010

  • Such overinvestment, as well as unduly tight monetary and fiscal policy, is how chip cycles end, suggesting there is still a long way to go for patient investors able to look through the media hubbub and focus on the numbers, not the chatter about looming oversupplies.

    Intel And The Brat Pack Riding High 2010

  • There are no permanent shortages (or oversupplies).

    Managing Your Portfolio: One Father's Advice Arthur Zeikel 2010

  • Our toxic, nutrient-poor “dietary” environment undersupplies the raw materials for proper biochemical and metabolic functioning, namely nutrients, and oversupplies a load of chemicals, additives, pollutants, and allergens.

    The UltraMind Solution M.D. Mark Hyman 2009

  • Economic slowdowns caused temporary oversupplies of finished goods, causing factories to be idled and factory workers to be furloughed.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Job Losses 2009

  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. is continuing to increase its production of natural-gas, despite low prices and growing oversupplies.

    Chesapeake Continues Gas-Production Increase 2009

  • Chesapeake cited the financial crisis, falling gas prices and worries about oversupplies as the impetus for renegotiating some of its drilling lease-purchase agreements with an aim toward reducing the purchase price.

    Chesapeake Seeks Cash 2008

  • Some fear weaker global economic growth could eat into demand, leading to oversupplies.

    OPEC's Freeze Keeps 2007

  • The rationale: Industry observers aren't convinced that the chip business can avoid oversupplies, which helped push manufacturing-equipment spending down 11% last year, according to research shop Gartner.

    Chip Equipment Makers Hedge Their Bets 2006

  • There were pricing wars, trends, oversupplies, shortages, even heists and embargos, basically everything a reactive economy could have.

    Rubicite Breastplates & Narrative Nudges 2004


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