underproduction

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underproduction

[uhn-der-pruh-duhk-shuhn]
noun
production that is less than normal or than is required by the demand.

Origin:
1885–90; under- + production

underproductivity [uhn-der-proh-duhk-tiv-i-tee, -prod-uhk-] , noun
underproductive, adjective
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underproduction (ˌʌndəprəˈdʌkʃən)
 
n
commerce production below full capacity or below demand

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