Definition of 'underestimate'
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The islanders had been blindsided before; it was never wise to underestimate the potential vehemence of such conditions. GALILEE (2001)Don't underestimate the capacity of the Roman Church for intervention. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2001)We should never underestimate human stupidity, Duane said with conviction. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2001)
Never underestimate the horrible things men can do in order to save themselves, Corwin thought. WATER BOOK TWO: REUNION (2001)
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Translations for 'underestimate'
British English: underestimate /ˌʌndərˈɛstɪmeɪt/ VERB
If you underestimate something, you do not realize how large it is or will be.
They underestimated how much work they needed to do.
- American English: underestimate
- Arabic: يَبْخَسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: subestimar
- Chinese: 低估
- Croatian: potcijeniti
- Czech: podcenit
- Danish: undervurdere
- Dutch: onderschatten
- European Spanish: subestimar
- Finnish: aliarvioida
- French: sous-estimer
- German: unterschätzen
- Greek: υποτιμώ
- Italian: sottovalutare
- Japanese: 過小評価する
- Korean: 과소 평가하다
- Norwegian: undervurdere
- Polish: nie docenić
- European Portuguese: subestimar
- Romanian: a subestima
- Russian: недооценивать
- Spanish: subestimar
- Swedish: underskatta
- Thai: ประมาณต่ำไป
- Turkish: hafife almak
- Ukrainian: недооцінювати
- Vietnamese: đánh giá thấp
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