transitive verb Date: 1963 to provide insufficient funds for

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  • underfund — ► VERB ▪ provide with insufficient funding. DERIVATIVES underfunding noun …   English terms dictionary

  • underfund — adv komma underfund med ngt …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • underfund — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • underfund — verb To provide insufficient funds (for) …   Wiktionary

  • underfund — un|der|fund [ ,ʌndər fʌnd ] verb transitive to not provide an organization, project, etc. with enough money to operate effectively ╾ un|der|fund|ed adjective ╾ un|der|fund|ing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • underfund — verb provide with insufficient funding. Derivatives underfunding noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • underfund — verb (T) be underfunded to not be provided with enough money: The childcare program is seriously underfunded. underfunding noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • underfund — [ˌʌndəˈfʌnd] verb [T] to not provide an organization, project etc with enough money to operate effectively underfunded adj underfunding noun [U] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • underfund — /ʌndəˈfʌnd/ (say unduh fund) verb (t) to fund at a level below that required for effective functioning. –underfunding, noun –underfunded, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • underfund — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: under (I) + fund (II) : to provide insufficient funds for Congress has underfunded the program …   Useful english dictionary

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