tr.v. un·der·rep·re·sent·ed, un·der·rep·re·sent·ing, un·der·rep·re·sents
1. To state or imply as being lower in quantity, quality, or degree than is actually the case: Management has seriously underrepresented the firm's financial problems.
2. To cause to be underrepresented.

un′der·rep′re·sen·ta′tion n.
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Barr (pediatrics and sociology, Stanford U.) questions the premedical curriculum developed over a century ago to select students for training still in use today, examines its origins, evolution, and the current state of premedical education in the US, arguing that this system, established after Abraham Flexner's report on Medical Education in the United States and Canada, is a poor predictor of clinical and professional competency, while also discouraging students from underrepresented minorities or economically disadvantaged backgrounds from a medical career.
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Poor white men especially are still "significantly" underrepresented in higher education, a report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) found.
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study that identified industries in which women were underrepresented in federal contracting.
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The real story line kicks in an hour too late, as Renier's jealous brother inadvertently gets his sibling tossed into a concentration camp, It's here that the movie tries to shed light on a tragically underrepresented aspect of the Holocaust.
Schapira followed with a summary of the Chapter's goals, including efforts to recruit members from underrepresented areas from within Europe.
After all, recruitment and retention of faculty, particularly women and underrepresented minorities, may depend on these programs.
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