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verb [transitive] underplay pronunciation in British English /ˌʌndə(r)ˈpleɪ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyunderplay
he/she/itunderplays
present participleunderplaying
past tenseunderplayed
past participleunderplayed
  1. to make something seem less important or serious than it really is

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