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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·der·es·ti·mate /ˌʌndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·der·es·ti·mate v. t. To set too low a value on; to estimate below the truth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·der·es·ti·mate n. The act of underestimating; too low an estimate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than
          the true or actual value [syn: underestimation, underrating,
      v 1: assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of
           this heirlooom-you may sell it at a good price" [syn: undervalue]
           [ant: overvalue, overvalue]
      2: make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company
         wanted the contract badly and lowballed" [syn: lowball]
      3: make too low an estimate of; "he underestimated the work
         that went into the renovation"; "Don't underestimate the
         danger of such a raft trip on this river" [syn: underrate]
         [ant: overestimate]