Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of understock.
  • adj. Insufficiently stocked

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Cluttered or understocked shelves reflected an inventory problem; 4.

    The Shopping Science Behind Lucky's Revamp

  • Our kids' friends used to criticize them for living in a house with an understocked refrigerator.

    Finding The Butter

  • Here in South Africa things are far from perfect, our community clinics in informal settlements often overburdened with patients, understaffed and understocked with life-saving medical supplies, and people often have to queue for more than a day only to get turned away at the last minute.

    Health Care at Last

  • Call ahead, ask what they're understocked on, and tailor what you bring in accordingly.

    Alexandra Sinderbrand: The Do's and Don'ts of Selling Your Clothes for Cash

  • They need cheap public transportation and nearby stores (including the frequently understocked and nutrition-lacking Bodegas) in order to eat and get to their jobs.

    Allison Kilkenny: Free Market Enthusiasts Plot To Destroy Public Housing

  • I was wombling round my woefully understocked local Blockbusters the other evening, looking for a movie that would pass the time.

    Shite, Camera, Action

  • The U.S. IPO market this year is like an understocked jewelry store: The few deals that have sold have sparkled, but the number waiting to be displayed isn't increasing.

    Four Dazzling Debuts Fail to Start a Trend

  • July, while food and basic goods are critically understocked and unemployment rampant.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Jeffrey Goldberg, who had served in the Israeli occupation army, introduces his credential on matters Islamic: "One day in Damascus not long ago, I visited the understocked gift shop of the Sheraton Hotel, looking for something to read."

    Thursday, January 31, 2008

  • We tried one last month but it was overpriced and understocked so will go back to responsible grocery store shopping--easier in CA of course.

    I am an IT goddess

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