noun Date: 1840 an inadequate supply or amount

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  • undersupply — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • undersupply — /ʌndəsəˈplaɪ/ (say unduhsuh pluy) noun (plural undersupplies) 1. a supply which is less than is needed: an undersupply of trained staff. –verb (t) (undersupplied, undersupplying) 2. to supply to an amount that is less than is needed: to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • undersupply — n., pl. undersupplies. v.t., undersupplied, undersupplying. * * * …   Universalium

  • undersupply — verb To provide with insufficient supplies; to supply inadequately …   Wiktionary

  • undersupply — v. supply less than needed, not give enough provisions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undersupply — un′der•sup•ply n. pl. plies …   From formal English to slang

  • undersupply — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: under (III) + supply : an inadequate supply or amount * * * n., pl. undersupplies. v.t., undersupplied, undersupplying. * * * unˈdersupply (↑supply) n(4a) vt(4b) • • • Main E …   Useful english dictionary

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