Meaning of oversubscribe

o•ver•sub•scribe

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-sub-skrīb'), [key]
— -scribed, -scrib•ing.
  1. to subscribe for more of than is available, expected, or required: The charity drive was oversubscribed by several thousand dollars.
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