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insufficient or inadequate work
vb (intr)
1. to do less work than is expected, required, or suitable
2. to do a particular kind of work for a lower price than other workers in the same field
3. to work in secret


(ˌʌn dərˈwɜrk)

1. to do less work on than is necessary.
2. to employ inadequately.
3. to do less work than is normal or proper.
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