Definition of underinvestment in English:

underinvestment

Translate underinvestment into Spanish

noun

See underinvest

‘In economics terms, there was substantial underinvestment, because the multiple beneficiaries of education meant that even those who could pay for it had a lower incentive to do so.’
  • ‘The train system is a mess, as is the hospital and education system, due to years of underinvestment and a focus on managing perception rather than dealing with reality.’
  • ‘In short, the document proposes that taxpayers should not be expected to pay for years of underinvestment in a way that is unfair and hits those least able to pay most.’
  • ‘Firstly a chronic underinvestment in the infrastructure has resulted from falling supplier prices in the deregulated electricity market place.’
  • ‘The trains are in disrepair after years of underinvestment.’

Pronunciation

underinvestment

/ˌəndərinˈves(t)mənt/ /ˌəndərɪnˈvɛs(t)mənt/