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under- +‎ represent

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underrepresent (third-person singular simple present underrepresents, present participle underrepresenting, simple past and past participle underrepresented)

  1. To represent something as being lower or smaller than is the case.
  2. To give something insufficient or inadequate representation.
    • 2011, Veronica Szostalo, "Primary conflict", West End Word, volume 40, number 4, February 23 – March 8, page 1:
      Kessler [] said that he decided to run for alderman because he felt that Triplett underrepresented the ward.

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