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underpay

[uhn-der-pey] /ˌʌn dərˈpeɪ/
verb (used with object), underpaid, underpaying.
1.
to pay less than is deserved or usual.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; under- + pay1
Related forms
underpayment
[uhn-der-pey-muh nt, uhn-der-pey-] /ˌʌn dərˈpeɪ mənt, ˈʌn dərˌpeɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for underpaid

underpaid

/ˌʌndəˈpeɪd/
adjective
1.
not paid enough: underpaid and overworked

underpay

/ˌʌndəˈpeɪ/
verb -pays, -paying, -paid
1.
to pay (someone) insufficiently
Derived Forms
underpayment, noun
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