Meaning of “undersubscribed” in the English Dictionary

"undersubscribed" in Business English

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undersubscribedadjective

uk /ˌʌndəsəbˈskraɪbd/ us

STOCK MARKET if a share issue is undersubscribed, not enough people want to buy the available shares:

The Bank's issue of gilts was undersubscribed.

used to describe a situation in which not enough people want to buy or have things, such as tickets or places:

Some courses are undersubscribed.

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