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undervalue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishundervalueun‧der‧val‧ue /ˌʌndəˈvæljuː $ -ər-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 VALUE#to think that someone or something is less important or valuable than they really are 🔊 Society undervalues staying at home and looking after children. 🔊 Analysts claim that the firm’s assets were undervalued by £300 million.→ See Verb table
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undervalueDon't undervalue a generous guarantee.The market will undervalue goods that yield social benefits in excess of private benefits and will consequently produce too few of these goods.She felt that the company undervalued her work.This is not to undervalue the change in judicial thinking which has come about in the last 30 years.Without undervaluing the private sphere itself, we can still say that this arrangement works to the advantage of men.Needless to say, they usually undervalue the property and never inspect it thoroughly.Teachers' unions attacked the plans as undervaluing the skills and work of early years teachers, and creating a two-tier profession.We can not afford to undervalue the traditional knowledge of rural people.But this approach avoids undervaluing your claims.
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Verb table
undervalue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyundervalue
he, she, itundervalues
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyundervalued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave undervalued
he, she, ithas undervalued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad undervalued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill undervalue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have undervalued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam undervaluing
he, she, itis undervaluing
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you, we, theyare undervaluing
Past
I, he, she, itwas undervaluing
you, we, theywere undervaluing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been undervaluing
he, she, ithas been undervaluing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been undervaluing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be undervaluing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been undervaluing
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