verb (undervalues, undervaluing, undervalued)[with object] (often as adjective undervalued)
- 1Rate (something) insufficiently highly; fail to appreciate: the skills of the housewife remain undervalued in societyMore example sentences
- Motherhood is a demanding full-time job on its own, but sadly it is greatly undervalued by modern society.
- Yet despite of our dependence on water, society still routinely undervalues it.
- ‘Our society undervalues some people's contributions (teachers, public servants) to building a healthy and wealthy society and overvalues others,’ he said.
- 1.1Underestimate the financial value of (something): the company’s assets were undervalued in its balance sheetMore example sentences
- They rejected the new deal, saying that even though the price was well above market value, it still undervalued the company.
- As the stock trades in and around the company's net asset value, the shares are highly undervalued.
- Even then, I sold as little of my stock as possible to satisfy the calls, because I was convinced that it was undervalued and would increase in value.
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- After all, the country is still relatively small compared to the global economy, and 15% undervaluation doesn't seem like a lot in the grand scheme of things.
- The inspection is aimed at helping curb smuggling and undervaluation practices and to nab corrupt customs officials.
- However, historically our equation has an estimated error-correction process that eliminates roughly half of any undervaluation or overvaluation within a quarter.