verb (used with object), un·der·cap·i·tal·ized, un·der·cap·i·tal·iz·ing.

to provide an insufficient amount of capital for (a business enterprise).

Also especially British, un·der·cap·i·tal·ise.

Origin of undercapitalize

Related formsun·der·cap·i·tal·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undercapitalize




to provide or issue capital for (a commercial enterprise) in an amount insufficient for efficient operation
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