Definition of underwork in English:
verb[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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