underpaid

underpay

[uhn-der-pey]
verb (used with object), underpaid, underpaying.
to pay less than is deserved or usual.

Origin:
1840–50; under- + pay1

underpayment [uhn-der-pey-muhnt, uhn-der-pey-] , noun
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underpaid (ˌʌndəˈpeɪd)
 
adj
not paid enough: underpaid and overworked

underpay (ˌʌndəˈpeɪ)
 
vb , -pays, -paying, -paid
to pay (someone) insufficiently
 
under'payment
 
n

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