underproduction


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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.

underproduction

(ˌʌndəprəˈdʌkʃən)
n
(Commerce) commerce production below full capacity or below demand

un•der•pro•duc•tion

(ˌʌn dər prəˈdʌk ʃən)

n.
production that is less than normal or than is required by the demand.
[1885–90]
un`der•pro`duc•tiv′i•ty (-ˌproʊ dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti, -ˌprɒd ək-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underproduction - inadequate production or less than expected
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
Translations

underproduction

[ˈʌndəprəˈdʌkʃən] Nproducción f insuficiente
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Many endocrine diseases result from the over- or underproduction of some hormone.
As he points out, either the persistent underproduction within the body of the former or a persistent dietary deficiency of the latter can easily result in a misleading appearance of resistance of the body cells to the glucose-moderating effect of insulin.
The inflammation eventually causes damage and scarring, which often leads to underproduction of thyroid hormone, or hypothyroidism," says Dr.
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As first noted by Olson (1965), the voluntary provision of public goods among large groups is expected to result in underproduction relative to the efficient level as first defined by Samuelson (1954) due to the large transaction costs involved.
If you're suffering from hypothyroidism, your body will be affected by an underproduction of hormones resulting in low energy levels, weakness and tiredness.
Chronic underproduction in agriculture in NBeG State contributes to widespread food insecurity.
It is a sector in which overproduction hits the grower (remember the story of the farmer who hanged himself for fear of plenty) and underproduction hits the country.
We also identify an interesting phenomenon that the usual underproduction problem may turn into an overproduction one and the customers' rational expectation could be reversed.
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