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noun understatement pronunciation in American English /ˈʌndərˌsteɪtmənt/
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pluralunderstatements
  1. [countable] a statement that makes something seem less important, serious, big, etc. than it really is
    To say that Jordan is a good player is an understatement.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the practice of using an understatement to talk about something
      With characteristic understatement she said, “We did all right.”

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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