Meaning of “underweight” in the English Dictionary

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

"underweight" in American English

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underweightadjective

us /ˌʌn·dərˈweɪt/

weighing less than usual:

The children were found to be malnourished and underweight.

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"underweight" in Business English

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underweightadjective

uk /ˌʌndəˈweɪt/ us 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.
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(Definition of “underweight” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)