[ verb mis-es-tuh-meyt; noun mis-es-tuh-mit ]
/ verb mɪsˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun mɪsˈɛs tə mɪt /
verb (used with object), mis·es·ti·mat·ed, mis·es·ti·mat·ing.
to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
a wrong or inadequate estimate.
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Related formsmis·es·ti·ma·tion, noun
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