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tr.v. un·der·val·ued, un·der·val·u·ing, un·der·val·ues
1. To assign too low a value to; underestimate.
2. To have too little regard or esteem for.

un′der·val′u·a′tion n.
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Noun1.undervaluation - too low a value or price assigned to something
rating, valuation, evaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
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India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Khan regarding undervaluation of the shares of the company that runs the actor's IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders.
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Business minister Michael Fallon, who oversaw Royal Mail's sell-off, revealed the scale of the undervaluation in an answer to a written Parliamentary question yesterday.
7bn offer was widely seen as an undervaluation of the company.
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2 million homes and businesses in the Midlands and mid-Wales has rejected a buyout offer from a group of international funds citing undervaluation of the firm.
Despite high oil prices and substantial growth in the net worth of Russia's citizens, undervaluation of the local stock market is at a record, since the equity space is dominated by foreign players, who currently seem very cautious.
It would only be significant if the undervaluation affected payment of inheritance tax.
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