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underestimate

verb     /ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.meɪt/ US  /-dɚˈes-/
[I or T] to fail to guess or understand the real cost, size, difficulty, etc. of something 低估;(对…)估计不足 Originally the builders gave me a price of £2000, but now they say they underestimated and it's going to be at least £3000. 起初建筑商向我要价2000英镑,但现在他们说当初估价过低,至少要3000英镑。 One shouldn't underestimate the difficulties of getting all the political parties to the conference table. 要让各个党派都坐下来谈判,其难度不可小觑。 →  Opposite overestimate Misunderstanding
[T] to fail to understand how strong, skilful, intelligent or determined someone, especially a competitor is 低估,轻视(尤指竞争对手) Never underestimate your opponent! 永远不要低估你的对手! Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluatingMisunderstanding
underestimate     /ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.mət/ US  /-dɚˈes-/ noun [C]
Clearly £25 was a serious underestimate. 显然,25英镑的估价过低。 Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of underestimate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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