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understatement

1 noun statementmaolaisnéis femto say it's expensive is an understatement! thiocfadh leat a rá go bhfuil sé costasach!, tabhair daor air!it's no understatement to say that their lives were ruined ní haon áibhéil a rá go raibh a saol millte, ní bréag a rá go raibh a saol millte 2 noun characteristicneamhthoirtéis femcúlántacht fem  c m uhe's not known for his understatement ní hí an chúlántacht an tréith is dual dó, ní duine é a fhanann ar an gcúlráid 3 noun especially FIN minimisationmaolú masc  c m uit could lead to the understatement of the problem d'fhéadfadh daoine a cheapadh nach bhfuil an fhadhb chomh dona agus atá dá bharrit's an understatement of the danger is díspeagadh é ar an gcontúirtthey were fined for the understatement of profits gearradh fíneáil orthu as brabús níos ísle ná mar a bhí déanta acu a lua