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verb [transitive]     overestimate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleoverestimating
past tenseoverestimated
past participleoverestimated

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  1. 1
    to consider something to be better than it really is
  2. 2
    to make a mistake by guessing an amount, number etc that is too high

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     overestimation pronunciation in British English
/ˌəʊvərˌestɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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