Definitions

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  • adjective getting too little financial compensation for one's work

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Examples

  • Achilles, I freely admit that my feeling that engineers are underpaid is just that, a feeling.

    Protesting Globalization, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • That teachers are NOT underpaid is proven by the fact that almost 100% of all certificated teaching positions in this state are full.

    Sound Politics: "Ample provision" is a function of both funding and expenses

  • Channel 4 News Public sector OAPs 'underpaid' - 7 hrs ago

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • And a so-called underpaid resident makes about the average of high school teachers.

    Wyden Predicts 65-70 Votes For Broad Health Reform

  • And lawyers have sued DFAC and come to the states and said you ` ve got to make it better and unfortunately their excuse is, well, we ` re overworked, we ` re underpaid which is true to some extent.

    CNN Transcript Jan 19, 2009

  • In one particular pub the so called "underpaid" members of Newport Council spent the afternoon -as I was informed by the manager - imbibing various pints and bottles and loudly proclaiming their socialistsic values much to the annoyance of several other customers.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Hillary J. Mull Doctoral Candidate Boston University School of Public Health Boston Mr. Graham makes some good points but he omits some significant additional costs to the "underpaid" workers of Europe.

    The Health-Care Cost Crisis Is All Too Real

  • This money should rather be reallocated to areas of critical social need such as underpaid and understaffed sections of the public service, in particular the lowest-paid echelons of teachers, nurses and other health workers and police, COSATU said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Earlier Mel Stein said Rooney was "underpaid" by Manchester United and in a statement to the court said the player may have been able to double or treble sponsorship payments if another agent had secured better deals.

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • Earlier Mel Stein said Rooney was "underpaid" by Manchester United and in a statement to the court said the player may have been able to double or treble sponsorship payments if another agent had secured better deals.

    TEAMtalk Football News

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