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underbuy

[ uhn-der-bahy ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞ba瑟 /
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verb (used with object), un路der路bought, un路der路buy路ing.
to buy more cheaply than (another).
to buy at less than the actual value.
verb (used without object), un路der路bought, un路der路buy路ing.
to buy an insufficient quantity, as of supplies or stock in trade.
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Origin of underbuy

First recorded in 1605鈥15; under- + buy
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How to use underbuy in a sentence

  • They employed no English ships, and could underbuy and undersell the English manufacturer and the English trader.

British Dictionary definitions for underbuy

underbuy
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞ba瑟) /

verb -buys, -buying or -bought
to buy (stock in trade) in amounts lower than required
(tr) to buy at a price below that paid by (others)
(tr) to pay a price less than the true value for
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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