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overestimate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvərˈestɪmeɪt/
to guess or think that something is bigger or better than it really is: They overestimated her ability to do the job. →  Opposite underestimate Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
Translations of “overestimate”
in Spanish sobreestimar…
in French surestimer…
in German überschätzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過高估計, 過高評價…
in Russian переоценивать…
in Turkish gözünde büyütmek, gereğinden fazla önemsemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过高估计, 过高评价…
in Polish przeceniać…
(Definition of overestimate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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