underrate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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underrateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌʌn.dəˈreɪt/ /ˌʌn.dɚ-/
to ​fail to ​understand how ​skilful, ​important, etc. someone or something is: The ​company has ​consistently underrated the ​importance of a well-trained ​workforce.
underrated
adjective uk   /-ˈreɪ.tɪd/  us   /-ˈreɪ.t̬ɪd/
In my ​opinion, ​fennel is an underrated ​vegetable.
(Definition of underrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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underrateverb [T]

 us   /ˌʌn·dərˈreɪt/
to ​fail to ​recognize the ​importance, ​value, ​skill, ​power, etc., of someone or something: Never underrate ​youropponent in a ​politicalcontest.
(Definition of underrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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