underproduce


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un·der·pro·duce

 (ŭn′dər-prə-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
tr. & intr.v. un·der·pro·duced, un·der·pro·duc·ing, un·der·pro·duces
To produce in a quantity insufficient to meet the need or demand.

un′der·pro·duc′tion (-dŭk′shən) n.

underproduce

(ˌʌndəprəˈdjuːs)
vb
(Commerce) to produce (goods) below full capacity or below demand

underproduce


Past participle: underproduced
Gerund: underproducing

Imperative
underproduce
underproduce
Present
I underproduce
you underproduce
he/she/it underproduces
we underproduce
you underproduce
they underproduce
Preterite
I underproduced
you underproduced
he/she/it underproduced
we underproduced
you underproduced
they underproduced
Present Continuous
I am underproducing
you are underproducing
he/she/it is underproducing
we are underproducing
you are underproducing
they are underproducing
Present Perfect
I have underproduced
you have underproduced
he/she/it has underproduced
we have underproduced
you have underproduced
they have underproduced
Past Continuous
I was underproducing
you were underproducing
he/she/it was underproducing
we were underproducing
you were underproducing
they were underproducing
Past Perfect
I had underproduced
you had underproduced
he/she/it had underproduced
we had underproduced
you had underproduced
they had underproduced
Future
I will underproduce
you will underproduce
he/she/it will underproduce
we will underproduce
you will underproduce
they will underproduce
Future Perfect
I will have underproduced
you will have underproduced
he/she/it will have underproduced
we will have underproduced
you will have underproduced
they will have underproduced
Future Continuous
I will be underproducing
you will be underproducing
he/she/it will be underproducing
we will be underproducing
you will be underproducing
they will be underproducing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underproducing
you have been underproducing
he/she/it has been underproducing
we have been underproducing
you have been underproducing
they have been underproducing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underproducing
you will have been underproducing
he/she/it will have been underproducing
we will have been underproducing
you will have been underproducing
they will have been underproducing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underproducing
you had been underproducing
he/she/it had been underproducing
we had been underproducing
you had been underproducing
they had been underproducing
Conditional
I would underproduce
you would underproduce
he/she/it would underproduce
we would underproduce
you would underproduce
they would underproduce
Past Conditional
I would have underproduced
you would have underproduced
he/she/it would have underproduced
we would have underproduced
you would have underproduced
they would have underproduced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underproduce - produce below capacity or demand; "The East German factories were underproducing for many years"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
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