underutilize

verb un·der·uti·lize \ ˌən-dər-ˈyü-tə-ˌlīz \

Definition of underutilize

transitive verb
: to utilize less than fully or below the potential use

underutilization

play \ˈən-dər-ˌyü-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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1951


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