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underbuy

[uhn-der-bahy] /ˌʌn dərˈbaɪ/
verb (used with object), underbought, underbuying.
1.
to buy more cheaply than (another).
2.
to buy at less than the actual value.
verb (used without object), underbought, underbuying.
3.
to buy an insufficient quantity, as of supplies or stock in trade.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; under- + buy
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British Dictionary definitions for underbought

underbuy

/ˌʌndəˈbaɪ/
verb -buys, -buying, -bought
1.
to buy (stock in trade) in amounts lower than required
2.
(transitive) to buy at a price below that paid by (others)
3.
(transitive) to pay a price less than the true value for
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