1. to put (money) to use, by purchase or expenditure, in something offering potential profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value.
2. to use (money), as in accumulating something: to invest large sums in books.
3. to use, give, or devote (time, talent, etc.), as for a purpose or to achieve something: He invested a lot of time in helping retarded children.
4. to furnish with power, authority, rank, etc.: The Constitution invests the presiden
"funds can be underinvested."
"people can be underinvested."
"markets can be underinvested."
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