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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of underinvest.


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  • So I shouldn't use the word underinvested, just less of a cut relative to your peers, I guess. Home Page

  • PepsiCo executives acknowledged on a conference call that it had "underinvested" in its Quaker line but said the company is starting to spend more on developing new, healthier offerings under this brand.

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  • Rio, the world's third-biggest mining group, was "underinvested" in Africa, and Mr Albanese intended to increase exploration and mine development on the continent.

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  • But, it is important to remember that every defense dollar spent to over-insure against a remote or diminishing risk - – or, in effect, to “run up the score” in a capability where the United States is already dominant - – is a dollar not available to take care of our people, reset the force, win the wars we are in, and improve capabilities in areas where we are underinvested and potentially vulnerable.

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  • But now that cutoff is near, plenty of investors are nervous that underinvested fund managers will rush into lousy deals.

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  • CWW has underinvested in the Web hosting and cloud-computing services that customers increasingly want.

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  • She also has disputed the notion that the company underinvested in About, citing the acquisition of sites such as

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  • They are on sale, and most people are underinvested there.

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  • Though few seem to want to bring it up in their zeal to bash the TSA, airline security was much more lax pre-9/11 and was conducted by minimum wage employees — this is because the airlines were responsible for security themselves and systematically underinvested init.

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  • But some state attorneys' general and federal regulators are pushing for as high a figure as possible, arguing that mortgage servicers have chronically underinvested in their operations, making it difficult for borrowers to get timely, effective help before falling further behind on their mortgages.

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