- 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 undersubscribedMore example sentences
- 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 undersubscribedMore example sentences
- 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.
More definitions of undersubscribedDefinition of undersubscribed in:
- The US English dictionary