Definition of under-report in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʌndərɪˈpɔːt


[with object]
  • Fail to report (something, especially news or data) fully: athletes are inclined to under-report their use of drugs (as adjective under-reported) under-reported domestic violence
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    • The details were strangely under-reported and remain so.
    • Unless stated otherwise, these figures come from research, not police statistics, as victims tend to under-report domestic violence to the police.
    • She added that in her opinion, hate crime was under-reported and as confidence in reporting hate crime grew, so did the figures.

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