Definition of undertrained in English:


Syllabification: un·der·trained
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈtrānd


  • With insufficient training for a job, sport, etc..
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    • Few athletes are undertrained, but unfortunately, many are overtrained, often erroneously believing that more training always produces more improvement.
    • Exacerbating the situation were the deleterious effects of undertrained writers, production staff, and performers with little or no television experience, leading to radically uneven structure from show to show.
    • Doctors are undertrained; facilities are in poor condition and are often unsanitary; and medicine and equipment are scarce.

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