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undersubscribed Syllabification: un·der·sub·scribed
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərsəbˈskrībd/

Definition of undersubscribed in English:

adjective

(Of a course or event) having more places available than applications.
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.

Words that rhyme with undersubscribed

self-absorbed

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