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undercount

[v. uhn-der-kount; n. uhn-der-kount] /v. ˌʌn dərˈkaʊnt; n. ˈʌn dərˌkaʊnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to count less than the full number or amount of:
The mayor claimed the census had undercounted the city's population.
noun
2.
a count or total that is less than the actual number or amount.
Origin of undercount
1950-1955
1950-55; under- + count1
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  • Outside clearings do not undercount outside check deposits nearly to the extent that Professor Fisher assumes.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

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