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English definition of “overrate”

overrate

verb [T often passive]     /ˌəʊ.vəˈreɪt/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to have too good an opinion of something: Be careful not to overrate the opposition.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of overrate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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