Definition of underestimate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

underestimate

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌʌndərˈɛstəmət//
 
(also underestimation
NAmE//ˌʌndərˌɛstəˈmeɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable]
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an estimate about the size, cost, etc. of something that is too low My guess of 400 proved to be a serious underestimate.
opposite overestimate
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