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


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  • He won the election and then admitted the budget was actually 'underspent'


  • The NAO said the regulator was not "value for money" and despite asking for extra cash to fund its inspectors "it underspent against budget in both 2009-10 and 2010-11".

    NHS watchdog under fire for 'putting patient care at risk'

  • The About Group's profit has helped dull the pain of declines in the core media businesses, but the property has been hurt by the fact that in the last two years, Times Co. underspent on the business relative to its revenue growth, former executives and analysts say. Gets an Infusion

  • And – ironically, given the £35bn-plus black hole in the defence budget – the ministry underspent last year to the tune of more than £6bn, the report discloses.

    Ministry of Defence handling of job cuts grotesque, say MPs

  • While most Italian regions tend to overspend their health-care budgets, Lombardy over the past six years has underspent its annual budgets by a total of more than €200 million ($270 million) — money that the regional government has partly used to improve its health-care infrastructure further.

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  • BP was blasted in 2007 following a congressional committee investigation where they were found to have ignored audits and underspent on maintenance in order to meet aggressive cost cutting goals.

    Penny Herscher: From BP and Wall Street: Corporate Culture Impacts Performance

  • GM, however, said it scaled back buyer incentives and, for the first time, underspent the industry average in March.

    Toyota, GM, Ford Rack Up Sales Gains

  • Critics, however, have queried the logic of public money — a budget of more than £ 10 million for 2009-10, although underspent — being handed to what they, perhaps unfairly, characterize as an organization overly keen to find fault with the struggling Royal Mail.

    Cable Posts a Capital Proposition

  • Is not the fact that the service has underspent on drugs good news then - proof there is no lack of money for expensive new drugs?

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  • If we have underspent this year it does not mean that we will not need that money next year so let us carry it over.

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