Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To supply with insufficient services, especially social and health services.

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  • v. To supply something with insufficient services or resources.

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Examples

  • So it makes perfect sense overserve what already has much better public transportation and to continue to underserve the most underserved areas.

    100 pages of poppycock (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • To do so, however, is to miss connecting with a huge part of the Latino population, to undersell us and underserve us, to misrepresent us and misunderstand us.

    Galina Espinoza: The Myth Of The Latina Mami

  • Kurbla writes: "Does the fact that, by Caplan's own admission, a free market in health insurance would underserve sick people show a real problem with the laissez-faire approach?"

    Great Questions, Matt, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Does the fact that, by Caplan's own admission, a free market in health insurance would underserve sick people show a real problem with the laissez-faire approach?

    Great Questions, Matt, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So, we don't want to oversaturate some of these areas, but we don't want to underserve them.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2007

  • “The data is used to figure out what areas you want to underserve,” Howard says.

    Big Brother Inc.

  • Guys who overcommit and underserve lead lives filled with frequent foul-ups and endless complications.

    MAN DOES NOT LIVE BY SPORTS ALONE

  • Peter Lalonde, a Christian who brought the movie rights to Sony last year in the wake of the success of "The Passion of the Christ," said the studio was continuing to underserve the religious market, even with that grass-roots screening effort.

    Is Sony Supporting the Christian Right?

  • Research has revealed other points to consider about charter schools: Charters underserve English-language learners and students with disabilities; they do not keep accurate track of student data, such as who is on free and reduced lunch; their governing boards regularly lack public accountability; they have also reached levels of racial segregation not seen since before the 1954

    The Seattle Times

  • And yet, most companies underserve this opportunity to enhance the relationship they have with customers.

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