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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The failure to use something efficiently or to its maximum or potential amount.

Usage examples (36)
  • You have to relate them to the extent of labor and capital underutilization, which is a human measure of the aggregate demand deficiency.
  • First, absurd arithmetical standards are allegedly used to detect hiring discrimination (i.e., "underutilization").
  • We presume that "underutilization" has taken place when we know there has been a clear pattern of discrimination against the group in question.
  • Ilya Somin says: could there be a difference between "underutilization" and "underdevelopment" or for more
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