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English definition of “undersubscribed”

undersubscribed

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌndəsəbˈskraɪbd/
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.
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(Definition of undersubscribed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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