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overvalue

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verb over·val·ue \ˌō-vər-ˈval-(ˌ)yü\

Simple Definition of overvalue

  • : to place too high a value on (something)

  • : to give too much importance to (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overvalue

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to assign an excessive or fictitious value to

overvaluation play \-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən\ noun

Examples of overvalue in a sentence

  1. He overvalues the opinions of his friends.

  2. <some people overvalue material things>



1597

First Known Use of overvalue

1597


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