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underestimate

1 verb estimate sth to be less than it really is TRANSITIVEmeas faoina luach the benefits of the scheme should not be underestimated níor cheart na buntáistí a bhaineann leis an scéim a mheas faoina luachI underestimated how difficult it'd be to get the money níor thuig mé cé chomh doiligh is a bheadh sé an t-airgead a fháil, níor rith sé liom a dheacra is a bheadh sé an t-airgead a fháil 2 verb to think that sb is less capable than he or she really is TRANSITIVEto underestimate sb duine a mheas faoina chumas, gan a cheart a thabhairt do dhuine 3 noun estimate that is too lowmeastachán faoina luach