Meaning of “underfunded” in the English Dictionary

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"underfunded" in British English

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underfundedadjective

uk /ˌʌn.dəˈfʌn.dɪd/ us /ˌʌn.dɚˈfʌn.dɪd/

If an organization is underfunded, it does not receive a large enough income:

She claims schools are underfunded.

(Definition of “underfunded” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"underfunded" in Business English

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underfundedadjective

uk /ˌʌndəˈfʌndɪd/ us FINANCE

receiving less money than is needed to continue or to work effectively:

The delay probably is the result of an underfunded and understaffed operation.
Falling equity markets have left most pension schemes seriously underfunded.

(Definition of “underfunded” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)