underused


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un·der·use

 (ŭn′dər-yo͞oz′)
tr.v. un·der·used, un·der·us·ing, un·der·us·es
To use to a lesser degree than is normal or desirable.

un′der·use′ (-yo͞os′) n.
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underused

(ˌʌndəˈjuːzd)
adj
not used as much as it could or should be
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Translations

underused

[ˌʌndəˈjuːzd] ADJinfrautilizado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

underused

[ˌʌndəˈjuːzd] adj (resources, facilities) → poco sfruttato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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