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underrate

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈreɪt; ˌʌndəˈreɪt/

Translation of underrate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [ability/opponent] subestimar 1.2
    (underrated past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [writer/play] no debidamente apreciado or valorado
    Example sentences
    • But they underrated his ability to find allies and play the long game.
    • Some conservationists felt the report underrated the quality of the threatened environment.
    • How could they have so underrated the intelligence of the voters?

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