Adjective "underfunding" definition and examples

(Underfunding may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌʌndəˈfʌndɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

Insufficient provision of money for a particular purpose, especially by an organization or government.
  1. 'Large excess capacity still exists and pension underfunding continues to haunt firms.'
  2. 'Top of the considerable pile of conundrums on his desk as director of television is the station's perennial problem of underfunding.'
  3. 'Underfunding means the program may not take on new clients.'

More definitions

1. a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose: a fund for his education; a retirement fund.

2. supply; stock: a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels.

3. funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources: to be momentarily without funds.

4. an organization created to administer or manage a fund, as of money invested or contributed for some special purpose. verb (used with object)

5. to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).

More examples(as adjective)

"delays can be underfunding."

"undergrounds can be underfunding."

"morales can be underfunding."

"liabilities can be underfunding."

"investments can be underfunding."

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Origin

(fund)