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Turkish translation of “understatement”


noun [C, U]
when you say that something is less extreme than it really is
olduğundan daha az/hafif vb. gösterme, azımsama, azımsama ifadesi
'Quite big', did you say? That's an understatement - he's enormous!Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of understatement from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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