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verb [transitive]     overestimate pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
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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