Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “overstate” en inglés

overstate

verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsteɪt/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to describe or explain something in a way that makes it seem more important or serious than it really is: The impact of the new legislation has been greatly overstated. The shareholders seem to think that the executive board is overstating the case for a merger.
Opposite
(Definition of overstate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de overstate
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “overstate” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

shadow

an area of darkness, caused by light being blocked by something

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más