- to fail to utilize fully: to underutilize natural resources.
Also especially British, un·der·u·ti·lise.
Origin of underutilize
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Examples from the Web for underutilizing
Underutilizing actors has, in years past, become the de facto course of action for the show.‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere: New Cast Members, Same Boring Show
September 29, 2013
Word Origin and History for underutilizing
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