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underdog

noun [C]  /ˈʌn·dərˌdɔɡ/ us  
the weaker of two competitors, or anyone not expected to win a competition: He began the race for governor as the underdog.
Translations of “underdog”
in Spanish desfavorecido, desvalido, desamparado…
in French perdant/-ante, défavorisé/-ée…
in German der/die Unterlegene…
in Chinese (Traditional) (比賽中)不被看好的一方…
in Chinese (Simplified) (比赛中)不被看好的一方…
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