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underperform

[uhn-der-per-fawrm] /ˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to perform less well than (another of its kind, a general average, etc.) or less well than expected:
Surprisingly, the stock has underperformed the market indexes all year. Several of our best players consistently underperform.
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