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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunderfundedun‧der‧fund‧ed /ˌʌndəˈfʌndɪd $ -dər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BFa project, organization etc that is underfunded has not been given enough money to be effectiveseriously/chronically/badly etc underfunded 🔊 Our education system is seriously underfunded.underfunding noun [uncountable] 🔊 underfunding in the National Health Service
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underfundedMusic is generally accorded a low priority and is underfunded, and standards of performance are unsatisfactory in many places.But environmentalists have long claimed that the scheme has been underfunded, badly run and above all exploited by the tourist trade.There is the underfunded Black Entertainment Television channel on cable.He added that governments seriously underfunded educational institutions, which are the traditional home of fundamental research.Over the next hour they prayed outside an underfunded nursing home, a struggling social services agency and a crack den.The transaction also will relieve Westinghouse of roughly 40 % of its underfunded pension liability.But the proposals were rejected by Democratic legislators, who said the underfunded public school system would lose too much money.seriously/chronically/badly etc underfundedIt was chronically underfunded, as a result of which faculty often went unpaid.He added that governments seriously underfunded educational institutions, which are the traditional home of fundamental research.