Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of underreport.
  • adj. Reported as smaller or lesser than reality

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Examples

  • Often overlooked and underreported is that Ahenakew also made statemetnts about other groups at the same time as his anti-Semitic remarks.

    Ahenakew to be Retried for Hate : Law is Cool

  • Ind. Law - "Stalking called underreported, high-tech crime"

    The Indiana Law Blog

  • Washington Examiner reporter Julie Mason says the "underreported" story is that Rahm was rough on his staff, especially some of the women.

    The oversimplified coverage of 'tough-talking' Rahm Emanuel

  • During the two-year period, the secretary-general said 1,795 children were injured or killed because of conflict-related violence, but he said that figure is assumed to be "underreported" because of the difficulty in gaining access to conflict areas.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • The secretary general said that the figure is assumed to be "underreported" because of the difficulty in gaining access to conflict areas.

    BBC News - Home

  • Pointing out that sexual misconduct by educators has historically been "underreported," she believes that press coverage focusing attention on such abuses has encourage others to step forward for the first time.

    News & Politics

  • "underreported" receipts by $826,000 and expenditures by more than $1 million.

    Blood Sugar

  • For a month or so, a kind of notional pause on Iran had been in order, a seeming parenthesis of respite and reflection: a departing Israeli spy chief's estimate of a due-date for the mullahs' capacity to build nukes pushed it off three years into the future; a fruitless meeting with Iran in Istanbul was portrayed as going well in terms of Russia and China's cooperation with the United States and its allies; the effect of sanctions and other measures taken against the Iranian leadership was described by Washington as successful to the point of being "underreported" by the news media.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Gourevitch is a rare breed of citizen, one of the remarkable few, tasked with the responsibility of bringing to international attention the horrifying, underreported truths of an utterly heinous Rwandan genocide -- someone who, to this day, continues to travel to the country and keeps up his fascination and engagement with the place.

    Pia Sawhney: Blaming the Messenger: A Response to 'One Man's Rwanda' by Tristan McConnell

  • Rape and sexual assault are chronically underreported crimes.

    Georgia State Lawmaker Seeks To Redefine Rape Victims As 'Accusers'

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