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understate en inglés americano

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understateverb [ T ]

us /ˌʌn·dərˈsteɪt/

to say that the amount or importance of something is less than it really is:

The company was accused of understating potential side effects of the drug.
understatement
noun [ C/U ] us /ˌʌn·dərˈsteɪt·mənt/

[ C ] To say I was confused is an understatement – I hadn’t the slightest idea what to do.

(Definición de understate del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

understate en inglés de negocios

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understateverb [ T ]

uk /ˌʌndəˈsteɪt/ us ACCOUNTING

to give an amount as less than it really is:

The company's conservative accounting methods mean that results are actually understated.
understate costs/profits

to make something seem less serious or important than it really is:

Official figures hugely understate a growing problem.

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(Definición de understate del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)