German translation of 'understate'
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"It was always far more dramatic to understate things, especially for someone who'd smelled gunsmoke in his time.WITHOUT REMORSE (1993)
Bleak façades, I thought, understated as only the very wealthy can understate them.DOUBTING THOMAS (1993)
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British English: understate VERB
If you understate something, you describe it in a way that suggests that it is less important or serious than it really is.
The government chooses deliberately to understate the increase in prices.
Translation of understate from the Collins English to German Dictionary