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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of undercount.

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Examples

  • They have decided now to only count the so-called undercounted ballots, ballots that did not have any choice for president on them, and they will be examining those.

    CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2000

  • In several of the counties on Saturday, officials were flummoxed by the prospect of isolating the "undercounted" votes, which were mixed in with the machine-counted votes.

    Settling Old Scores In The Swamp

  • They feared that if only "undercounted" ballots were examined, the results would be skewed to favor Gore.

    War Of The Weary

  • Among the lessons it had learned from the 1990 Census was that some groups were counted less effectively than others ( "undercounted"), including children, renters (particularly in rural areas), and racial and ethnic minorities.

    Changing Census, Changing America

  • The task force will break up into several groups and distribute census promotional items throughout 10 areas designated as "undercounted" by the U.S. Census Bureau.

    Times Record News Stories

  • The committee worked hard to find the "undercounted" populations, like Spanish-speaking residents and Tempe's Samoan community, he said.

    ASU News | The State Press | Arizona State University

  • Start immediately, "and not just the ones in Miami-Dade and in Palm Beach, but also the undercounted -- so-called undercounted votes, the ones not counted by machines statewide.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: The Spin Room: Florida Supreme Court Gives Gore New Life - December 10, 2000

  • Marriages that did not survive are thus undercounted, and this fact artificially lowers the apparent intermarriage rate, since divorce is more likely, statistically speaking, in mixed marriages.

    American Grace

  • A coalition of African American leaders concerned about minorities being undercounted in the 2010 Census called Wednesday for inmates at federal and state prisons to be tallied in their home communities instead of the towns where they are incarcerated.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: December 17, 2009

  • Taking the most conservative figures of Iraqi civilian dead from Iraq Body Count, which relied on morgue data and media accounts, and therefore almost certainly undercounted the total numbers of victims, at least ninety thousand Iraqis had died in the war by the time Bush left office.

    The Longest War

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