State and local pensions are underfunded by as much as $3 trillion.
Even at wealthy libraries, security in rare books and map collections is often underfunded.
Huckabee, a former Baptist minister, won by attracting a surge of evangelical voters, but his underfunded campaign soon sputtered.
At least in theory, I mean; in practice, most pension funds are underfunded (and government funds worst of all).
So far, the effort is underfunded and hasn't yet enticed China and India.
Medina was underfunded in her bid for the governorship, a problem that likely faces two other Paul-ites running in 2010.
Most states have long-term problems with underfunded pensions.
First of all, they have underfunded the two entities that do derivatives—the CFTC and the SEC.
These plans definitionally can't be underfunded, because there's no promise to pay.
Their only obstacle is an underfunded, ragtag group of locals who want to preserve the environment.
1660s, from French fond "a bottom, floor, ground" (12c.), also "a merchant's basic stock or capital," from Latin fundus "bottom, foundation, piece of land," from PIE root *bhudh- "bottom, base" (cf. Sanskrit budhnah, Greek pythmen "foundation, bottom," Old English botm "lowest part;" see bottom (n.)). Funds "money at one's disposal" is from 1728. Fund-raiser (also fundraiser) first attested 1957.
1776, from fund (n.). Related: Funded; funding.