[uhn-der-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌʌn dər prəˈdʌk ʃən/
production that is less than normal or than is required by the demand.
(commerce) production below full capacity or below demand
adjective 1. well-advanced or competent in any art, science, or subject; skilled: a proficient swimmer. noun 2. an expert. adjective 1. having great facility (in an art, occupation, etc); skilled noun 2. an archaic word for an expert
noun 1. a person or thing that prompts. 2. Theater. a person who is offstage and follows a play in progress from the book, repeating missed cues and supplying actors with forgotten lines. 3. an electronic or mechanical device for prompting a speaker or performer. adjective, prompter, promptest. 1. done, performed, delivered, etc., at once […]
[pruh-pawr-shuh nd, -pohr-] /prəˈpɔr ʃənd, -ˈpoʊr-/ adjective 1. adjusted to proper proportion or relation. 2. having proportions as specified: a badly proportioned room. noun 1. comparative relation between things or magnitudes as to size, quantity, number, etc.; ratio. 2. proper relation between things or parts: to have tastes way out of proportion to one’s financial […]
noun 1. the act of offering or suggesting something to be considered, accepted, adopted, or done. 2. a plan or scheme proposed. 3. an offer of terms for a transaction, as in business. 4. a thing, matter, or person considered as something to be dealt with or encountered: Keeping diplomatic channels open is a serious […]