Define: Overreaching

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Definition: Overreaching



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Full Definition of Overreaching


The legal process by which the interest in an asset is converted into a corresponding interest in another asset. For example, interest in a real property converted into an interest in the amount realised from its sale.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Overreaching are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 8th January 2020.