underfund


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un·der·fund

 (ŭn′dər-fŭnd′)
tr.v. un·der·fund·ed, un·der·fund·ing, un·der·funds
To provide insufficient funding for.

underfund

(ˌʌndəˈfʌnd)
vb (tr)
to fail to provide sufficient funding for

underfund


Past participle: underfunded
Gerund: underfunding

Imperative
underfund
underfund
Present
I underfund
you underfund
he/she/it underfunds
we underfund
you underfund
they underfund
Preterite
I underfunded
you underfunded
he/she/it underfunded
we underfunded
you underfunded
they underfunded
Present Continuous
I am underfunding
you are underfunding
he/she/it is underfunding
we are underfunding
you are underfunding
they are underfunding
Present Perfect
I have underfunded
you have underfunded
he/she/it has underfunded
we have underfunded
you have underfunded
they have underfunded
Past Continuous
I was underfunding
you were underfunding
he/she/it was underfunding
we were underfunding
you were underfunding
they were underfunding
Past Perfect
I had underfunded
you had underfunded
he/she/it had underfunded
we had underfunded
you had underfunded
they had underfunded
Future
I will underfund
you will underfund
he/she/it will underfund
we will underfund
you will underfund
they will underfund
Future Perfect
I will have underfunded
you will have underfunded
he/she/it will have underfunded
we will have underfunded
you will have underfunded
they will have underfunded
Future Continuous
I will be underfunding
you will be underfunding
he/she/it will be underfunding
we will be underfunding
you will be underfunding
they will be underfunding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underfunding
you have been underfunding
he/she/it has been underfunding
we have been underfunding
you have been underfunding
they have been underfunding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underfunding
you will have been underfunding
he/she/it will have been underfunding
we will have been underfunding
you will have been underfunding
they will have been underfunding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underfunding
you had been underfunding
he/she/it had been underfunding
we had been underfunding
you had been underfunding
they had been underfunding
Conditional
I would underfund
you would underfund
he/she/it would underfund
we would underfund
you would underfund
they would underfund
Past Conditional
I would have underfunded
you would have underfunded
he/she/it would have underfunded
we would have underfunded
you would have underfunded
they would have underfunded
Translations

underfund

[ˌʌndəˈfʌnd] VTinfradotar
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