verb (used with object), underbought, underbuying.
to buy more cheaply than (another).
to buy at less than the actual value.
verb (used without object), underbought, underbuying.
to buy an insufficient quantity, as of supplies or stock in trade.

1605–15; under- + buy

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

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