Definition of overestimate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərˈestɪmət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈestɪmət//
[usually singular] an estimate about the size, cost, etc. of something that is too high I thought it would cost about £300, but luckily that turned out to be an overestimate. opposite underestimate
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