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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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