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English definition of “underweight”

underweight

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈweɪt/ STOCK MARKET
used to describe portfolios that include too little of a particular type of share, bond, etc.: underweight in sth He's seriously underweight in Japanese bonds, which make up only 8% of his portfolio.an underweight rating/recommendation They initiated coverage of both stocks with an underweight rating. → Compare overweight
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