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overratedadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈreɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈreɪ.t̬ɪd/
If something or someone is overrated, that ​person or thing is ​considered to be ​better or more ​important than they really are: In my ​opinion, she's a ​hugely overrated ​singer.
(Definition of overrated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overratedadjective

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈreɪ·t̬ɪd/
(of something) ​considered to be ​better than it really is: After ​seeing the award-winning ​movie, we ​decided it was overrated.
(Definition of overrated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overrated”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被高估的, 评价过高的…
in Turkish abartılan, gözünde büyütülen, abartılmış…
in Russian переоцененный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被高估的, 評價過高的…
in Polish przereklamowany…
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