underused


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un·der·use

 (ŭn′dər-yo͞oz′)
tr.v. un·der·used, un·der·us·ing, un·der·us·es
To use to a lesser degree than is normal or desirable.

un′der·use′ (-yo͞os′) n.

underused

(ˌʌndəˈjuːzd)
adj
not used as much as it could or should be
Translations

underused

[ˌʌndəˈjuːzd] ADJinfrautilizado

underused

[ˌʌndəˈjuːzd] adj (resources, facilities) → poco sfruttato/a
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The spokesperson said: "Changes in the way we now care for patients means people are more likely to receive on-going care at home and this has meant that the community hospital beds at Rothbury have been underused for some time with around only half the beds being normally occupied.
A report released by the Ministry of Justice said many of the current 460 court buildings are underused.
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Built on an underused former city-owned site in Flushing, Queens, the newly constructed building located at 37-08 Union Street provides 143 affordable apartments for very low- and low-income New Yorkers as well as new retail space that will be occupied by Tree of Life NY grocery store later this year.
Conservative backbenchers had described Bojo (right) as their underused secret weapon in the run-up to the election.
The decision close front has not taken simple fact they are underused The force has spent more than 12 months reviewing all 41 of the front offices with the help of a research company.
Most of the land the travellers are using is underused anyway, hence causes little impact or inconvenience to Coventry residents.
Some firms reported that they plan to cut underused partners.
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Effective, low-cost drug treatments for heart disease and stroke are being underused globally, according to a study published online Aug.