翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • understate

    GRE

    • [ˌʌndəˈsteɪt]
    • [ˌʌndərˈsteɪt]

    释义

    • vt.
      少说,少报; 有意识地轻描淡写;
    • vi.
      保守地说; 有意轻描淡写;
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: understates;
    • 过去式: understated;
    • 过去分词: understated;
    • 现在分词: understating;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 少报

    It would be a mistake to understate the seriousness of the problem.

    对该问题的严重性轻描淡写是错误的。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    Factory managers understate their potential output.

    工厂的管理人员少报他们的潜在产量.

    ——辞典例句

    The government chooses deliberately to understate the increase in prices.

    政府故意对物价上涨轻描淡写。

    ——辞典例句

    Moreover, current estimates probably understate the actual cost of health reform.

    此外, 目前的估计可能低估了医疗改革的实际费用.

    ——期刊摘选

    She refuses on principle to understate her income for taxation purposes.

    他出于道德上的动机,不愿为了少纳税而少报收入.

    ——期刊摘选

    The inflation numbers probably understate the degree of overheating.

    通胀数据可能还不足说明经济过热的程度.

    ——期刊摘选

    Critics argue that the TPI numbers understate levels of activity.

    一些评论者认为TPI的数据低估了交易活动水平.

    ——期刊摘选

    This approach seems to have worked well, if I may be allowed to understate the obvious.

    这项方针似乎一直行之有效.对于这众所周知的事实, 我想我只须轻描淡写就够了.

    ——期刊摘选

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  • 英英释义

    Verb

    • 1. represent as less significant or important
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  • 反义词

    vt.保守地说

    exaggerateoverstate

    其他释义

    overstate

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