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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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A local government official, who requested anonymity, said at the time that TCC took 'too long' to complete its feasibility study and that it was "cheating" Balochistan by under-valuing the worth of the copper and gold.
14) Robin Roberts and Jim Bunning, two of the more vocal player reps, voiced a suspicion shared by many that the owners were under-valuing the media revenues in order to reduce their pension obligations to players.
The under-valuing of Aboriginal mathematics and other aspects of Aboriginal culture and tradition is likely to be a major factor contributing to underachievement of Aboriginal children in our schools.
of Because there is no up-front charge, people may also be under-valuing their current account and the potential for how much better off they could be if they moved to a deal which better suited their needs.
More feminist perspectives, however, have elaborated on the meaning of deskilling as being more informed by the struggle between valuing or under-valuing women's work (Grimshaw and Rubery, 2007).
This over-valuing of the foreign and under-valuing of the domestic, in part an effect of a self-effacing social etiquette, is a radical indictment of the powerful impact of Western scholarship" <http://dx.
With thousands of vacant nursing posts of ts and surging patient demand, the NHS simply cannot afford to keep under-valuing its nursing staff, forcing thousands to go abroad.
This updated gender-sensitive approach addressed men's under-valuing of women's time, skills and contributions to farming activities.
Professor David Pickernell, director of the Centre for Enterprise at the University of South Wales, warned that women entrepreneurs often fall into the trap of under-valuing their activities and consequently underpricing their goods or services, which risks them getting stuck in a spiral of low income and low growth.
Experts expressed fear over the continuing exploitation of Africa's mineral wealth by foreign multinationals, which instead of paying the relevant taxes, ended up using invoices to escalate cost of imports and under-valuing exports to avoid paying the taxes to the national governments.
Since foreign currency, particularly US dollars or Euros, is often more stable than local currency, companies involved in exporting goods may resort to under-valuing their exports in order to avoid having to surrender their foreign currency.
When such approaches fail, some families are viewed as potentially under-valuing the importance of their child's literacy development at school or as not able to appropriately prepare and facilitate meaningful literacy events for their children as preparation for the early years of schooling.