Underbought - definition of underbought by The Free Dictionary
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v. un·der·bought (-bôt′), un·der·buy·ing, un·der·buys
1. To buy less (of something) than is needed.
2. To buy something at a lower price than (a competitor).
To buy less of something than is needed.
, -buying or -bought
1. (Commerce) to buy (stock in trade) in amounts lower than required
2. (Commerce) (tr) to buy at a price below that paid by (others)
3. (Commerce) (tr) to pay a price less than the true value for
Past participle: underbought
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in several key categories, particularly at the mid- and premium-price points.
He admits he underbought
initially on Beauty and the Beast, but says he caught up quickly.