Definition of underwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈwərk/


[with object] (usually be underworked)
Impose too little work on (someone): its members are viewed by the public as overpaid and underworked
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  • Generals and others feared that underworked soldiers might degenerate into an armed mob, so education became a useful and time-consuming diversion.
  • In the first eight months I was working there, I was chronically underworked, and yet they employed an intern, and threw work at him.
  • It is a popularly held notion that most managers are underworked and overpaid, is it not?

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Syllabification: un·der·work

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