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understate

verb   /ˌʌn.dəˈsteɪt/
to describe something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad, etc. than it really is minimizar She believes the research understates the amount of discrimination women suffer.1155
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understate

verb /andəˈsteit/
to state less than the truth about (something) atenuar, minimizar; subestimar She has understated her difficulties.
understatement noun
atenuación; subestimación It’s an understatement to say he’s foolish – he’s quite mad.
(Definition of understate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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