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underachievernoun [C]

 us   /ˌʌn·dər·əˈtʃi·vər/
a ​person whose ​performance is ​lower than you would ​expect, ​based on that person's ​ability
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underachievernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌʌndərəˈtʃiːvər/
someone who is less ​successful than they should be at school or at ​work: His teachers consistently describe him as an underachiever, despite his artistic ​talents.
(Definition of underachiever from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underachiever”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作上的后进者, 学习落后的学生…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作上的後進者, 學習落後的學生…
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