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oversubscribed

Connecting more users to a system than can be fully supported if all of them were using it at the same time. Networks and servers are almost always designed with some amount of oversubscription, counting on the fact that not everybody needs the service at maximum speed simultaneously. If they do, delays are certainly the result, and outages may occur.

Also called "overbooking," oversubscription is common in the airline industry where more seats are sold than are available. The airline is expecting that some passengers will miss their flight or cancel at the last minute.
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Last week, the institutional offering of Fawry was 15.9x oversubscribed at EGP 6.46 per share (offer price), having generated about EGP 7.1bn ($431.0m), the offering manager EFG Hermes announced.
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The bond was oversubscribed with strong demand from international investors in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
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