underutilize
transitive verb Date: 1951 to utilize less than fully or below the potential use • underutilization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • underutilize — also under utilize, 1954, from UNDER (Cf. under) + UTILIZE (Cf. utilize). Related: Underutilized; underutilizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • underutilize — (Amer.) v. underuse, fail to utilize something entirely (also underutilise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underutilize — [un΄dər yo͞ot′ l īz΄] vt. underutilized, underutilizing to utilize too little or inefficiently underutilization n …   English World dictionary

  • underutilize — underutilization, n. /un deuhr yooht l uyz /, v.t., underutilized, underutilizing. to fail to utilize fully: to underutilize natural resources. Also, esp. Brit., underutilise. [1950 55; UNDER + UTILIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • underutilize — verb underuse …   Wiktionary

  • underutilize — or underutilise verb underuse (something). Derivatives underutilization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • underutilize — ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: under (I) + utilize : to utilize less than fully or below the potential use …   Useful english dictionary

  • underutilizes — underutilize (Amer.) v. underuse, fail to utilize something entirely (also underutilise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underutilizing — underutilize (Amer.) v. underuse, fail to utilize something entirely (also underutilise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underutilization — noun see underutilize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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