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understate

US [ˌʌndərˈsteɪt]
UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈsteɪt]
  • v.轻描淡写;避重就轻地说
  • Web低估;打着折扣说;少说
Simple Present:understates  Present Participle:understating  Past Tense:understated  
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v.
1.
~ sth
轻描淡写;避重就轻地说to state that sth is smaller, less important or less serious than it really is
It would be a mistake to understate the seriousness of the problem.
淡化问题的严重性是错误的。

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