underspend


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underspend

(ˌʌndəˈspɛnd)
vb, -spends, -spending or -spent
to spend less than (one can afford or is allocated)
n
the amount by which someone or something is underspent

underspend


Past participle: underspent
Gerund: underspending

Imperative
underspend
underspend
Present
I underspend
you underspend
he/she/it underspends
we underspend
you underspend
they underspend
Preterite
I underspent
you underspent
he/she/it underspent
we underspent
you underspent
they underspent
Present Continuous
I am underspending
you are underspending
he/she/it is underspending
we are underspending
you are underspending
they are underspending
Present Perfect
I have underspent
you have underspent
he/she/it has underspent
we have underspent
you have underspent
they have underspent
Past Continuous
I was underspending
you were underspending
he/she/it was underspending
we were underspending
you were underspending
they were underspending
Past Perfect
I had underspent
you had underspent
he/she/it had underspent
we had underspent
you had underspent
they had underspent
Future
I will underspend
you will underspend
he/she/it will underspend
we will underspend
you will underspend
they will underspend
Future Perfect
I will have underspent
you will have underspent
he/she/it will have underspent
we will have underspent
you will have underspent
they will have underspent
Future Continuous
I will be underspending
you will be underspending
he/she/it will be underspending
we will be underspending
you will be underspending
they will be underspending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underspending
you have been underspending
he/she/it has been underspending
we have been underspending
you have been underspending
they have been underspending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underspending
you will have been underspending
he/she/it will have been underspending
we will have been underspending
you will have been underspending
they will have been underspending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underspending
you had been underspending
he/she/it had been underspending
we had been underspending
you had been underspending
they had been underspending
Conditional
I would underspend
you would underspend
he/she/it would underspend
we would underspend
you would underspend
they would underspend
Past Conditional
I would have underspent
you would have underspent
he/she/it would have underspent
we would have underspent
you would have underspent
they would have underspent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underspend - spend less than the whole of (a budget, for example)
spend - spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
overspend - spend more than available of (a budget)
2.underspend - spend at less than the normal rate
expend, spend, drop - pay out; "spend money"
overspend - spend at a high rate
Translations

underspend

[ˌʌndəˈspend] VIgastar menos de lo previsto

underspend

[ˌʌndərˈspɛnd]
nsous-utilisation f du budget
vi dépenser moins que prévu dans le budget
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Community assets boss Karen Brownlie will tell councillors that more than PS400,000 of the underspend is connected to projects for Dumfries and Morton cemeteries, playing field drainage in Eastriggs and an inclusive play park project in Dumfries.
A report to next Friday's cabinet meeting reveals an underspend on its revenue budget of PS11.2m.
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