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undervalue

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verb un·der·val·ue \-ˈval-(ˌ)yü\

Simple Definition of undervalue

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

  • : to fail to give enough importance to (something)

Full Definition of undervalue

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to value, rate, or estimate below the real worth <undervalue stock>

  3. 2 :  to treat as having little value <was undervalued as a poet>

Examples of undervalue

  1. Her contribution to the project was undervalued.

  2. <you shouldn't undervalue your talent—you are a very gifted singer>



1599

First Known Use of undervalue

1599


UNDERVALUE Defined for Kids

undervalue

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verb un·der·val·ue \ˌən-dər-ˈval-yü\

Definition of undervalue

un·der·val·uedun·der·valu·ing

  1. :  to value below the real worth





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