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undersubscribed Line breaks: under|sub¦scribed
Pronunciation: /ʌndəsəbˈskrʌɪbd/

Definition of undersubscribed in English:


1(Of a course or event) having more places available than applications: science courses continue to be undersubscribed in our universities the seminar was embarrassingly undersubscribed
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  • Schools that are undersubscribed year after year should be closed down or reconstituted.
  • In over 70 sessions on business there are no more than half a dozen in and around this territory - and they tend to be undersubscribed.
  • There are other schools within a 10-mile bus ride that are undersubscribed.
1.1(Of a share issue) having fewer applications for shares than there are shares available: flotation of the company’s shares has been largely undersubscribed
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  • Thirdly, if a bank agrees to underwrite an issue of securities, it commits itself to take them up in the event that the issue is undersubscribed.

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