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undercount

[ verb uhn-der-kount; noun uhn-der-kount ]
/ verb ˌʌn dərˈkaʊnt; noun ˈʌn dərˌkaʊnt /
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verb (used with object)
to count less than the full number or amount of: The mayor claimed the census had undercounted the city's population.
noun
a count or total that is less than the actual number or amount.
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Origin of undercount

First recorded in 1950–55; under- + count1
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