underdevelop


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underdevelop

(ˌʌndədɪˈvɛləp)
vb
(Photography) (tr) photog to process (a film, plate, or paper) in developer for less than the required time, or at too low a temperature, or in an exhausted solution
ˌunderdeˈvelopment n

underdevelop


Past participle: underdeveloped
Gerund: underdeveloping

Imperative
underdevelop
underdevelop
Present
I underdevelop
you underdevelop
he/she/it underdevelops
we underdevelop
you underdevelop
they underdevelop
Preterite
I underdeveloped
you underdeveloped
he/she/it underdeveloped
we underdeveloped
you underdeveloped
they underdeveloped
Present Continuous
I am underdeveloping
you are underdeveloping
he/she/it is underdeveloping
we are underdeveloping
you are underdeveloping
they are underdeveloping
Present Perfect
I have underdeveloped
you have underdeveloped
he/she/it has underdeveloped
we have underdeveloped
you have underdeveloped
they have underdeveloped
Past Continuous
I was underdeveloping
you were underdeveloping
he/she/it was underdeveloping
we were underdeveloping
you were underdeveloping
they were underdeveloping
Past Perfect
I had underdeveloped
you had underdeveloped
he/she/it had underdeveloped
we had underdeveloped
you had underdeveloped
they had underdeveloped
Future
I will underdevelop
you will underdevelop
he/she/it will underdevelop
we will underdevelop
you will underdevelop
they will underdevelop
Future Perfect
I will have underdeveloped
you will have underdeveloped
he/she/it will have underdeveloped
we will have underdeveloped
you will have underdeveloped
they will have underdeveloped
Future Continuous
I will be underdeveloping
you will be underdeveloping
he/she/it will be underdeveloping
we will be underdeveloping
you will be underdeveloping
they will be underdeveloping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underdeveloping
you have been underdeveloping
he/she/it has been underdeveloping
we have been underdeveloping
you have been underdeveloping
they have been underdeveloping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underdeveloping
you will have been underdeveloping
he/she/it will have been underdeveloping
we will have been underdeveloping
you will have been underdeveloping
they will have been underdeveloping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underdeveloping
you had been underdeveloping
he/she/it had been underdeveloping
we had been underdeveloping
you had been underdeveloping
they had been underdeveloping
Conditional
I would underdevelop
you would underdevelop
he/she/it would underdevelop
we would underdevelop
you would underdevelop
they would underdevelop
Past Conditional
I would have underdeveloped
you would have underdeveloped
he/she/it would have underdeveloped
we would have underdeveloped
you would have underdeveloped
they would have underdeveloped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underdevelop - process (a film or photographic plate) less than the required time or in an ineffective solution or at an insufficiently high temperatureunderdevelop - process (a film or photographic plate) less than the required time or in an ineffective solution or at an insufficiently high temperature; "These photos are underdeveloped"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
develop - make visible by means of chemical solutions; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
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