Translation of "underestimate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /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. 起初建築商向我報價2000英鎊,但現在他們說當初估價過低,至少要3000英鎊。
One shouldn't underestimate the difficulties of getting all the political parties to the conference table. 要讓各個黨派都坐下來談判,其難度不可小覰。
→ Opposite overestimate

[ T ] to fail to understand how strong, skilful, intelligent or determined someone, especially a competitor is

Never underestimate your opponent! 永遠不要低估你的對手!
underestimate uk us /ˌʌn.dəˈres.tɪ.mət/ US  /-dɚˈes-/ noun [ C ]

Clearly £25 was a serious underestimate. 顯然,25英鎊的估價過低。

(Translation of “underestimate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)