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under-

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndər; ˈʌndə(r)/

Translation of under- in Spanish:

prefix/prefijo

  • 1.1 (below, lower) underpart parte (feminine) de abajo the undermentioned los abajo mencionados 1.2 (less than proper) he's underappreciated no lo valoran como es debido they are underrepresented on the committee no tienen la representación que les corresponde en la comisión see alsoundercook, underprice etc 1.3 (of lesser rank) sub- undermanager subgerente (masculine)

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