Definition of undersupply in English:


Syllabification: un·der·sup·ply
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərsəˈplī


(plural undersupplies)
  • An insufficient stock or amount of something: soaring construction levels resulted in a global undersupply of steel house-price inflation has largely been caused by undersupply
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    • There is an undersupply of this type of property in the city because during the past two years developers concentrated on building duplex and apartment complexes instead of suburban houses.
    • The government's current strategies aimed at addressing the undersupply of general practitioners are seriously flawed.
    • Further restraint in near-term land sales could potentially cause severe undersupply in two to three years' time.

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