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American English: /ˌəndərpərˈfɔrm/
British English: /ʌndəpəˈfɔːm/

Translation of underperform in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • rendir por debajo de lo esperado
    tener un rendimiento pobre
    Example sentences
    • This country underperforms most noticeably in research and development, entrepreneurial activity and youth unemployment.
    • If the team underperforms, the coach must look in the mirror before he does anything else.
    • But it does not alter the fact that the hotels were underperforming.

transitive verb

  • hacer rendir por debajo de lo esperado a
    hacer tener un rendimiento pobre a
    Example sentences
    • In other words, when we take survivorship bias into account, the average mutual fund underperforms the market.
    • And sometimes, the reduction can even result in your share portfolio underperforming the overall market!
    • Plagued by concerns over generic competition plus other issues that include manufacturing problems, shares in the company have underperformed the overall market.

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