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Translation of underestimate in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /ˌəndərˈɛstəˌmeɪt/
British English: /ʌndərˈɛstɪmeɪt/
  • 1 (guess too low) they underestimated the cost by $500
    calcularon el costo en 500 dólares menos de lo que correspondía
    al calcular el costo se quedaron cortos en 500 dólares
  • 2 (underrate)
    Example sentences
    • She said it was important not to underestimate the impact of binge drinking - particularly among young women.
    • Earlier estimates may simply have underestimated the true cost.
    • Therefore it is important not to underestimate the replacement value of everything inside your house that is not fixed to the walls.
    Example sentences
    • I personally have been underestimating him for two years.
    • If she does that same type of preparation, she could impress people who are underestimating her.
    • I mean, the people who underestimate him are the same people who underestimated the former mayor.


American English: /ˌəndərˈɛstəmət/
British English: /ʌndərˈɛstɪmət/
  • cálculo (masculine) demasiado bajo

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