underutilize

underutilize

[uhn-der-yoot-l-ahyz]
verb (used with object), underutilized, underutilizing.
to fail to utilize fully: to underutilize natural resources.
Also, especially British, underutilise.


Origin:
1950–55; under- + utilize

underutilization, noun
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