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undervalue

[ uhn-der-val-yoo ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞v忙l yu /
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Definition of undervalue

verb (used with object), un路der路val路ued, un路der路val路u路ing.
to value below the real worth; put too low a value on.
to diminish in value; make of less value.
to have insufficient regard or esteem for; hold too low an opinion of.
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Origin of undervalue

First recorded in 1590鈥1600; under- + value

OTHER WORDS FROM undervalue

un路der路val路u路a路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undervalue

undervalue
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞v忙lju藧) /

verb -values, -valuing or -valued
(tr) to value at too low a level or price

Derived forms of undervalue

undervaluation, nounundervaluer, noun
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