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underrate

[ uhn-der-reyt ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈreɪt /
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verb (used with object), un·der·rat·ed, un·der·rat·ing.

to rate or evaluate too low; underestimate.

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Origin of underrate

First recorded in 1615–25; under- + rate1
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British Dictionary definitions for underrate

underrate
/ (ˌʌndəˈreɪt) /

verb

(tr) to underestimate
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