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  • v. Present participle of underperform.
  • adj. That performs less well than required


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  • General Motors notified 1,100 of what it called underperforming dealers that it wanted them to phase out their operations by October of next year to reflect the company's declining market share and, it said, to ensure the viability of the 3,600 to 4,000 expected to remain.


  • The fact is, if the stations were underperforming from a revenue side, it is a sales problem, not a programming problem.

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  • GM is now telling eleven hundred dealerships described by the company as "underperforming" - that they will be terminated as the automaker watches its retail end take a serious turn for the worse.


  • Those numbers would have McCain underperforming Dukakis, and if you believe in Nate Silver’s cellphone effect, the margin could be even larger.

    The Polls « Gerry Canavan

  • AdWords Premium even had a way to enforce ad quality, a daily email called the underperforming keyword list.

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  • No Child Left Behind gave parents the right to change to better performing schools after 3 years in underperforming.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Latest School Choice Controversy Now Before the Supreme Court

  • Delta would like to continue flying from some of the 24 airports it designated last Friday as "underperforming" - but only if the federal subsidies were increased to cover the additional costs of serving them with regional jets.

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  • We deployed 500 kiosks during the third quarter, including 200 of the 1,600 kiosks we originally identified as underperforming units.

  • They are among 12 schools in Boston that the state identified as underperforming under a law enacted in January.

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  • Being dubbed underperforming "just overshadows all the good that we know that we do," says teacher Christine Mulcare.



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