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Definition of the noun Undermatching

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  1. The practice of accepting a match that is less than optimal, especially when accepting a place at a college or university when a superior one was available


Undermatching is a phenomenon in American higher education in which well-qualified students, often from less affluent households, are not matched with competitive colleges. Undermatched students attend less-demanding colleges such as two-year colleges or don't attend college at all.

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Google previewAdaptive Behavior and Learning (2016)

by J. E. R. Staddon

Concurrent VI–VI Approximate matching ( undermatching is a common deviation) ...

Google previewSubsea Pipeline Engineering (2008)

by Andrew Clennel Palmer, Roger A. King

Undermatching means that the strength of the weld metal is lower than the strength of the pipe metal. It should be avoided because imposed strains are concentrated in weaker ...

Google previewClinical Trials Dictionary (2012)

Terminology and Usage Recommendations by Curtis L. Meinert

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Undermatching Meaning

Video shows what undermatching means. The practice of accepting a match that is less than optimal, especially when accepting a place at a college or ...

Scrabble value of U1N1D2E1R1M3A1T1C3H4I1N1G2

The value of this 13-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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