transitive verb un·der·capitalize \¦əndə(r)+\

Definition of undercapitalize

  1. 1 :  to supply with insufficient capital for efficient operation

  2. 2 :  to issue a relatively small amount of securities in relation to the earnings and assets of (a business)

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Origin and Etymology of undercapitalize

1under + capitalize

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a brief usually trivial fact

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