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downplay

US [ˈdaʊnˌpleɪ]
UK [ˌdaʊnˈpleɪ]
  • v.对…轻描淡写;使轻视;贬低
  • Web低估;低调处理;不予重视
Simple Present:downplays  Present Participle:downplaying  Past Tense:downplayed  
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~ sth
对…轻描淡写;使轻视;贬低to make people think that sth is less important than it really is
The coach is downplaying the team's poor performance.
教练对这个队的拙劣表现不以为然。

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