underestimate translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "underestimate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.meɪt/ US  /-dɚˈes-/
[I or T] to fail to guess or understand the real cost, size, difficulty, etc. of something
Originally the builders gave me a price of £2000, but now they say they underestimated and it's going to be at least £3000.
One shouldn't underestimate the difficulties of getting all the political parties to the conference table.
→  Opposite overestimate Misunderstanding
[T] to fail to understand how strong, skilful, intelligent or determined someone, especially a competitor is
Never underestimate your opponent!
Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluatingMisunderstanding
/ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.mət/ US  /-dɚˈes-/ noun [C]
Clearly £25 was a serious underestimate.
Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of underestimate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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