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undervalue

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈvæljuː; ˌʌndəˈvæljuː/

Translation of undervalue in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [goods/stock] subvalorar an undervalued currency una moneda subvalorada or subvaluada 1.2 [person/skill/talent] subvalorar, subestimar
    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.
    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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