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[uhn-der-rep-ri-zent] /ˌʌn dərˌrɛp rɪˈzɛnt/
verb (used with object)
to give inadequate representation to; represent in numbers that are disproportionately low.
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underrepresentation, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Nineteen percent of boards underrepresent consumers by two or more members.
  • These measurements can underrepresent noise exposure and hearing loss risk from gunfire noise.

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