Definition of underpayment in English:

underpayment

noun

  • See underpay

    • ‘The deals also allow overpayments and underpayments, which can be helpful around holiday times, or at periods of illness or maternity leave.’
    • ‘With an offset, you can also make underpayments and take payment holidays.’
    • ‘There are also some well documented instances of major underpayments to authors.’
    • ‘There is a long and ugly history of underpayments on their part as well.’
    • ‘Workers can recover underpayments at an employment tribunal or the county court.’

Pronunciation

underpayment

/ˌʌndəˈpeɪm(ə)nt/