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underrate

[ uhn-der-reyt ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), un路der路rat路ed, un路der路rat路ing.
to rate or evaluate too low; underestimate.
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Origin of underrate

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

underrate
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞re瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to underestimate
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