underused
adjective Date: 1960 not fully used ; having more potential than is currently being realized or utilized <
underused land
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • underused — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)ju͟ːzd[/t]] also under used ADJ GRADED Something useful that is underused is not used as much for people s benefit as it could be. At present many schools sports grounds are grossly underused. ...areas where muscles are underused and… …   English dictionary

  • underused — ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: under (I) + used : not fully used : having more potential than is currently being realized or utilized underused land an underused actress …   Useful english dictionary

  • underused — /un deuhr yoohzd /, adj. not completely or sufficiently used: underused talents. [1905 10; UNDER + USE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • underused — un|der|used [ˌʌndəˈju:zd US ər ] adj something that is underused is not used as much as it could be …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • underused — adjective something that is underused is not used as much as it could be …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • underused — UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈjuːzd] / US [ˌʌndərˈjuzd] adjective not used enough, so that people do not get all the benefits that they could There is little doubt that our public sports facilities are underused …   English dictionary

  • underused — underuse ► VERB ▪ use (something) below the optimum level. ► NOUN ▪ insufficient use. DERIVATIVES underused adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • underused — adjective Used less than normal or desirable …   Wiktionary

  • underused — un|der|used [ ,ʌndər juzd ] adjective not used enough, so that people do not get all the benefits that they could …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • underused — v. underutilize, use less than normal n. inadequate usage, insufficient use …   English contemporary dictionary

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