Definitions

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  • adj. Receiving an inadequate or disproportionately low level of service, especially from the state

Etymologies

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under- + service + -ed

Examples

  • Of the 386426 new telephone lines installed in the 1997/98 financial year, more than 70 percent were in "underserviced" areas, the survey found.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Millionaire musicians, the 47-year-old told fans at New York City's Strand bookstore in October, are an "underserviced" community.

    Overweight in Metal, This Band Tries to Play Tunes in Forex

  • Well for one there is already a law school in Vancouver at UBC, and rural areas in most of western Canada are underserviced by lawyers.

    Canada’s First Fourth-Tier Law School? : Law is Cool

  • Ben Thomases, Food Policy Coordinator for The City of New York, talked about the launch of Green Carts, a plan that is putting 1000 mobile produce carts in underserviced communities and a great example of a public-private initiative.

    Liz Neumark: A Tale of Two Cities

  • The real estate section of the New York Times ran a feature on 6/17 detailing the effort in PA and NY to incentivize landlords and grocers to open 6,000+ sq ft stores in underserviced communities.

    Liz Neumark: A Greener Gateway

  • Mbeki said the hardest part of women's emancipation still lay ahead with many women lacking skills and living in isolated underserviced areas, which showed that "the 1994 revolution has not yet achieved its goals".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Looking for underserviced markets and opportunities, investing a great deal of effort in becoming a major supplier of a consumable good, maybe even engaging in a little collusion on the side with other producers or consumers.

    May 2008

  • NHFC chief executive office Samson Moraba said: "This will open doors to the future of the majority of the underserviced people in the low to middle income household markets."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "The benefits will be most noticeable in underserviced areas where mobile broadband is able to rapidly fill the void left by the absence of landline technology."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And the reason they have said no is because the government believes it is necessary to expand the telecommunications infrastructure to get, to reach into the parts of the country which are underserviced, particularly the rural areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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